Flores 'hobbits' - Indonesia
Small, vicious and notorious for their undiscriminating appetite, dwarf humans dwelling in the Indonesian archipelago were long considered the stuff of myth, and referred to as the Ebu Gogo - until scientists' still-contentious discovery of tiny humanoid skulls in a cave on Flores Island in 2003 electrified the world. Some have speculated that the little people could still be dwelling on some of the country's countless small islands.
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