Ireland: Archaeologists Discover Remains of New Humanoid Species

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Drogheda| A team of archaeologists affiliated with the University College Dublin, have unearthed three skeletons from a previously unknown humanoid species of extremely small size in a wooded area of Eastern Ireland. The specimens measuring between 47 and 61 centimeters are presumably from an entirely new species of humanoid, distinct from modern humans, which would have survived until the 12th or 13th century AD.

The bones which were presumably partially unearthed by a recent rainfall, and were found by three local children who were playing in the area. The young boys immediately contacted the police, believing they had found the remains of murdered children. The medical examiner called on the site, rapidly understood that this was not a modern crime scene, but seemed instead to be an unusual archeological site. He contacted the University College Dublin to ask for help, and the institution sent Professor Edward James McInnes to analyze the discovery.

The bodies of two females and one male were discovered with a small number of artefacts in what appeared to have been a small settlement, near the banks of the river Boyne. The team of archaeologists led by Professor McInnes, has named the species Homo minusculus, which means either ‘Tiny Man’ or ‘Is small in comparison’.

This tiny axe blade was found near the body of the male individual. It is presumed to have been both a weapon and a tool.

This tiny axe blade was found near the body of the male individual. It is presumed to have been used as both a weapon and a tool.

Various small stone Tools and weapons were found near the bodies, including an axe, two knives, a spear point and even two miniature sewing needles. These items suggest that the Homo Minisculus had only reached a technological level comparable to human hunters-gatherers from the Paleolithic period, as no pottery or metal items have been found on the site. Many bones from various small animals including squirrels, hares, moles and hedgehogs were found near the settlement, many of which bore traces of cooking.

The various dating analyses realized on the bones and artefacts have shown that they dated from somewhere between 1145 and 1230 AD, which means that the species would have coexisted with modern humans for more than 45000 years. This amazing discovery suggests than many tales and stories from the Middle Ages which were considered as fantastic by historians, could indeed be based on real facts. Homo minusculus could have inspired stories of leprechauns, elves and brownies that are common in European folklore.

Professor McInnes and his team believe that Homo Minusculus could have feared humans, and would have had very little or no interaction with the surrounding communities.

Professor McInnes and his team believe that Homo minusculus could have disappeared due to the destruction of its habitat by surrounding human communities.

It remains unclear at the moment if Homo Minusculus evolved from Homo erectus, from Homo sapiens idaltu or even from Homo sapiens sapiens, but its morphological similarities with modern humans suggest that it evolved as a separate subspecies towards the end of human lineage.

The explanation for its small size also remains a mystery, but Professor McInnes believes it could be linked to the scarcity of resources during the most recent glacial period which  extended the last years of the Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to 12,000 years ago.

After the discovery of the Homo Floresiensis (that would have stood about 1.1 m in height) in 2003, on the island of Flores in Indonesia, a human subspecies which is believed to have gone extinct about 30000 years ago, this new find proves that many other hominin subspecies did indeed coexist with modern humans for thousands of years.

7 Comments on "Ireland: Archaeologists Discover Remains of New Humanoid Species"

  1. You cant shoot a horse with a broken leg !!! You need a GUN ! #2 Who Froze the ICE MAN ….. &#3 Fricking ANTS and Cockroaches can distroy a building ,,, so BRAVO FOR ThE LITTLE MEN !!!

  2. Did someone say they had dug up GOD?

  3. seeing as they aren’t so old the chances of finding DNA are good

  4. there are hobits in my towns, i saw two of tham one of tham i know personaly…but one meter and shorter people so why they wouldnt exist, what is strange here? Its genetc abnormality presented even today and its our Creators will how will he recombine the gene of your parents for you and how genes will function in your childhood… its caracter, moral issue i think.. These what they found maybe had been rejected by society at that time and they ended up in a forest wild life… Just my humble opinion…

    • I see these every Friday night on my way home around 9:30. They tend to laugh at me as I try to get the key in the door lock after 8 pints of Guinness.

  5. according to the bible torah the material world of genesis was full of giants , in jewish myth adams first wife Lilith gave birth to mazakim (goblins)and for the record god is beyond comprehension.

    • >actually, Lilith/Adam were originally a hermaphrodite giant joined at the hip. When “God” separated them, they were equal in all ways. but Lilith liked to be on top during sex, which “God” said “no” to, so she was banished from the garden. she went forth and copulated with Fallen Angels, and birthed the Never Born (daemons). just my bit.<

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