Archaeologists banned from referring to ancient humanoids as "hobbits"

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Homo floresiensis likely stood about 3'6", making this prehistoric human roughly the average height of one of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbits. For years, Flores Man has been referred to by the nickname "hobbit," contributing to the species' popularity. But one company that owns film rights in The Hobbit has decided that theā€¦ » 11/04/12 3:00pm 11/04/12 3:00pm