This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, April 11, 2019:
Nature magazine announced a new discovery on Wednesday: Paleontologists digging in a cave in the Philippines for the past three years have found evidence of a “previously unreported hominin species.” They named it after the island of Luzon, where the Callao Cave is located: Homo Luzonensis.
What French paleontologist Florent Detroit and his fellow diggers found were some hand and foot bones, part of a thigh bone, and some teeth from what they claim originally belonged to two adults and a child. Detroit celebrated the “discovery”:
We recognized [those fragments] almost immediately as hominin. The molars were so tiny, so small. The pre-molars had two or three roots.
I thought: Uh-oh, this is clearly a human-like something.
According to Nature,