Eons

When Hobbits Were Real

Season 2 Episode 40 | 9m 11s

Its discoverers named it Homo floresiensis, but it’s often called “the hobbit” for its short stature and oddly proportioned feet. And it’s been at the center of a major controversy in the field ever since. Was it its own species? Or was it really just one of us? Or, could it even have descended from a whole lineage of hominins that we don’t even know about?

Aired: 11/06/19

Rating: NR

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