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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2023 8:40 p.m. PST

"Prehistoric events that took place about 20,000 years ago are still quite a mystery. The more archeologists dig, the more they uncover pieces of our ancestors that are used to complete this complex puzzle that we define as the legacy of human evolution. If you think 20,000 years is a long time ago, based on the evolutionary tree of humans it's actually not that long ago.

The focus of this article is hobbits, not the ones from the Lord of the Rings series, but a more distant ancestor of the Homo-Sapiens, our direct ancestors. Interesting enough, the hobbit character presented in the Lord of the Rings series was developed by the discovery of a skeleton that proved to be of a Hobbit from at least 11,000 years ago…"

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