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Unformatted text preview: Neanderthal DNA Neanderthals did not contribute the mtDNA to modern humans Differences outside the variation of modern human DNA more than three times Homo Floresiensis (Flores Man) Eight short human beings Small brain volume Liang Bua cave on the Indonesian island of Flores 95-12kya Female Skeleton: In her 30s 18,000 years old 1 meter tall brain volume a mere 380cc H. floresiensis is a variation of H. erectus and that both may have existed side by side stone carved and sharpened for particular purposes, and animal bones, show that these people were successful hunters capable of catching animals larger than themselves Miniature shone Acheulian tools?? Island Dwarfism-Living things divided by geographic isolation from the land population undergoing gradual physical shrinkage due to a local insufficiency of food resources...
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