Ancient humans in Philippines may have given rise to ‘hobbits’

 作者:佘嗵伪     |      日期:2019-03-03 08:10:03
Kitkat Pajaro/CNN By Colin Barras ABOUT 700,000 years ago, ancient humans used stone tools to butcher a dead rhino on the Philippine island of Luzon. The find means our hominin cousins reached the Philippines earlier than we previously knew. The discovery may also throw new light on the origins of the mysterious “hobbits”, tiny hominins that once inhabited the Indonesian island of Flores. Researchers had previously wondered whether Luzon was colonised by an ancient species of human deep in antiquity. In 2010,