Homo floresiensis, better known as the “hobbit” (named after the small characters from the Tolkien novels), was found on an island near Indonesia. The remains consisted of a skull, one arm, hips and legs. This creature was just under four feet tall with a small brain pan in the skull. It was identified by evolutionary anthropologists as a missing link during the time when humans’ brains grew larger. An artist’s drawing showed this creature as an ape-like, hair-covered beast carrying a crude spear, but curiously with a thoughtful look on the face perhaps to make it appear more “human.” Evidence of stone tools and mastery of fire was found nearby. Some scientists have suggested this one skull was of a dwarf/pygmy or an individual with microcephaly. Discoverers conducted a comparison between this one sample and ten other “modern human” skulls and nine microcephalic skulls. Poor methods of comparison resulted in inconclusive results, but strongly favored the assertion that this was a modern human with either dwarfism or microcephaly. Strangely, no pygmy/dwarf skulls were compared in the study. One sample does not a species make. But, all too often, to evolutionists it does.
Falk, D.; Hildebolt, C.; et al (February 2, 2007). “Brain shape in human microcephalics and Homo floresiensis”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104 (7): 2513.