Hobbits died out earlier than thought

Tiny hominids disappeared from their island about same time Homo sapiens appeared in the region

Liang Bua Cave

OLD HOBBITS  New research at Liang Bua Cave on the Indonesian island of Flores suggests that controversial members of the human genus known as hobbits died out around 50,000 years ago, considerably before previous estimates.

Smithsonian Digitization Program Office, Liang Bua Team

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