Homo floresiensis - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Homo floresiensis


Early humans in the Philippines 700,000 years ago – study

May 03, 2018 - 1:13 PM

Until now, the earliest confirmed evidence of hominins – the scientific term used to group modern and early humans – in the Philippines came from a single, 67,000-year old foot bone unearthed in the Sierra Madre Mountains

EARLY HUMANS. This handout image obtained from the French Museum of Natural History on May 2, 2018 shows an archaeologist at work at the site of an archaeological dig at Kalinga in the Philippines. AFP PHOTO / MNHN / Thomas INGICCO

Likely ancestor of mystery 'hobbit' found

Jun 09, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Two studies fill a huge gap in our understanding of these diminutive people whose tortuous evolutionary saga hit a dead end some 50 000 years ago

Indonesia's 'hobbits' disappeared when modern humans came

Mar 31, 2016 - 2:20 PM

A new study shows the pint sized creatures disappeared much earlier than previously thought

Terkuak, misteri kepunahan ‘manusia Hobbit’

Mar 31, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Manusia hobbit tak pernah bertemu dengan manusia modern

A decade on and Indonesia's 'Hobbit' still holds secrets

Oct 30, 2014 - 3:51 PM

It s been 10 years since a new species of human – dubbed the Hobbit – was found in a cave in Flores in Eastern Indonesia

AUTHORS Richard Roberts and Thomas Sutikna with LB1's skull and jawbone. Photo courtesy of Paul Jones/University of Wollongong

Were 'hobbit' hominids island dwarfs?

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:57 AM

Was Homo floresiensis or the Man of Flores a separate species?