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Homo floresiensis

Homo floresiensis ("Man of Flores") is a species in the genus Homo, remarkable for its small body, small brain, and survival until relatively recent times.

It is thought to have been contemporaneous with modern humans (Homo sapiens) on the Indonesian island of Flores.

One sub-fossil skeleton, dated at 18,000 years old, is largely complete.

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