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Re: New Homo Species



What's more, this new species of Homo -- more closely related to Homo erectus 
than to us -- probably shared an Indonesian island with modern humans as late 
as 13,000 years ago. See also 
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996588 . There were lots of 
reports listed on Google News just before the Nature embargo expired.

At 2:16 PM -0400 10/27/04, Danvarner@aol.com wrote:
>Off-topic, sorry, but this is the latest in an amazing series of fossil news
>items recently. Imagine being a meter tall rubbing elbows everyday with Komodo
>Dragons!
>
>http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/10/1027_041027_homo_floresiensis.
>html
>
>       DV


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