Natural History Museum launches Human Evolution gallery

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Natural History Museum launches Human Evolution gallery


A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum explores the origins of our species. 

The Human Evolution Gallery takes visitors on a journey spanning the last 7 million years and combines the latest research and artefacts to show the story of our ancient relatives.

Highlights include the remains of Homo floresiensis, a small skeleton nicknamed 'the Hobbit' which was discovered on an Indonesian island.

The exhibit will be a permanent fixture at museum and is likely to develop and expand as scientists unearth more clues about what led to modern humans.

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