Looking after hobbits video

Lorraine Cornish

Museum scientist, Lorraine Cornish, visited Indonesia to help conserve and create replica casts of the fossil bones of Homo floresiensis . The fossils were discovered in 2003 on the island of Flores and the one-metre-tall human species, knicknamed the hobbit, amazed the scientific community and still generates controversy today.

Watch this video to see the fossil bones of Homo floresiensis put together to form the skeleton.

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