October 17, 2012 4:45 PM | By JD van Zyl
Legendary creatures and where to find them — if they really exist

Flores 'hobbits' - Indonesia

Skull of a Flores 'hobbit' next to a human skull (© AP)
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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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