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Butchered Rhino Suggests Humans Lived in the Philippines 700,000 Years Ago

Multiple, stone tools and a butchered rhino push back the date of early human presence in the Philippines by 642,000 years.

Professor Chris Stringer of the Natural History Museum holds his hand over a Homo floresiensis skull (L) that was found at a cave site called Liang Bua that belonged to an individual who, while fully adult, was barley a meter tall and had a skull the size of a grapefruit. | Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images