Eons

When Hobbits Were Real

Season 2 Episode 40 | 9m 11s Video has closed captioning.

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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