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Three new dinosaur species found in Australia

After examing fossils dug up in Queensland, palaeontologists in Australia have announced the discovery of three new dinosaur species. Writing in the journal PLOS One, they describe one of the creatures as a fearsome predator with three large slashing claws on each hand. The other two were herbivores: one a tall giraffe-like

Real-world Hobbits ‘are a separate species’

Scientists have found more evidence that the Indonesian "Hobbit" skeletons are a new species of human and not modern pygmies as was hypothesized. The 3ft (one metre) tall, 30kg (65lbs) humans roamed the Indonesian island of Flores, perhaps up to 8,000 years ago. Since the discovery, researchers have argued vehemently as to

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