Name: Homo floresiensis
Other names: The Hobbit; Flo
Age: 95,000 – 17,000 years ago
Height: 1.06 m tall (3 foot 6 inches)
Weight: 30 kg (66 lb)
Brain Size: 380 cc
Description: Wide pelvis, hunched shoulders thick legs and no chin.
Diet: Stegodon (small elephant type animals), remains also found in cave belong to frog, fish, snake, tortoise, birds, large rats, komodo dragon.
Culture: Lived in caves outside of main society.
Tool Culture: Pebble tools similar to the Oldowan Culture. Also found were points, bladed and micro-blades which would have been used for hunting.
Date Discovered: 2003
Area Discovered: Liang Bua Cave, Isle of Flores, Indonesia
Who Discovered: Mike Morwood
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