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Hobbits — relatives of man

Found in 2004 on the Indonesian island of Flores hominid remains long been identified as one of the "lost links" of human development. These creatures, for his small stature was nicknamed "the Indonesian hobbits", inhabited Southeast Asia about 18,000 years ago. Recent studies have shown that in fact the remains do not belong to one of the ancestors of people, and a parallel branch of humanity.

"Indonesian Hobbits", which was given the scientific name Homo floresienses, had a height of about one meter and weighs 30 kilograms. Their brain volume of 400 cubic centimeters — three times less

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