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Hobbit head to toe

The diminutive hominin Homo floresiensis, first described in Nature in 2004, lived on the island of Flores in Indonesia until about 14,000 years ago. The cover shows the partial skeleton of the type specimen, LB1, which preserves enough material to permit partial assembly of the foot, as reported this week by Jungers et al.

Nature Volume 459 Issue 7243

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