Archaeologists plan more digs where new human species found

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Filipino archaeologist Armand Salvador Mijares said the discovery of the remains in Callao Cave in Cagayan province made the Philippines an important research ground on human evolution. Aside from Callao Cave Mijares said without elaborating. The fossil bones and teeth found about 9. 8 feet below the ground in the cave show they belonged to small bodied people. The obvious answer is Homo erectus as that is the only human species known to have been in the region early enough. Researchers announced Wednesday the discovery of hominin fossils on the Philippine island of Luzon that dont look like any human species known to science. But which human species did it belong to?At the time and Denisovans were the only other human species known to be outside Africa

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