Callao Cave, where Homo luzonensis remains were found on the island of Luzon in the Philippines Callao Cave Archaeology Project

New Species of Hominin Found in Philippines Changes Paradigm of Human Evolution

Previously unknown Homo luzonensis is an enigmatic mosaic of primitive features like Australopithecus and modern ones like nobody else’s — and doesn’t seem to have descended from the same Homo erectus that we did, scientists say

An unknown species of hominin has been discovered in the Philippines, an international team of scientists reported in Nature on Wednesday. They lived on the island of Luzon and had such a strange mix of...

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