Check out the following images showing how scientists have been digging up the past lives of these hobbits.
In the Wrist
Jawbone Added to 'Hobbit' Evidence
Eaten by Storks?
Hunting Pygmy Elephants
Revealing a Face
Susan Hayes with fellow researchers
Skull under scrutiny
Hobbit Declared a New Species as Debate Continues
Exposing new layers
"There was no lengthy period of overlap between the two species, as far as we can determine," said study co-author Richard "Bert" Roberts, a geochronologist at the University of Wollongong in Australia. "In fact, we don't even know if they overlapped at all."