Indonesia’s Hobbits: Orang Pendek, Ebu Gogo, and Homo Floresiensis

Stories that tell of diminutive humanoid creatures, running the gamut from magical and spiritual to decidedly material in nature, are a widely dispersed feature of human folklore. Nowhere in the world however does the possibility of fiction maturing into fact hinge so precipitously close, and yet so frustratingly far, to confirmation than in the Indonesian … Continue reading Indonesia’s Hobbits: Orang Pendek, Ebu Gogo, and Homo Floresiensis