The Origin of Dragon Man
This specimen is nicknamed as “Dragon Man” and is said to be a part of Human groups that lived in East Asia atleast 146,000 years ago.
When did the first humans evolve?
What was the first species of humans ?
The first species of humans were Homo Habilis . They were the least similar to us Homo Sapiens, Homo Habilis also had ape like figures and had long arms.
And now the discovery of Dragon Man has lead to an another mysterious path.
Is Dragon man our ancient relative?
Chinese researchers claim that Dragon Man is our closes evolutionary relative among the ancient human species we know such as homo erectus , Neanderthals etc.
The researchers also claim that Dragon Man is more related to us homo sapiens than Neanderthals.
The origin of the Name Dragon Man
The official name given for Dragon Man is “Homo Longo” which derives from the word “Long” which means dragon.Hence the name “Dragon Man”
What we know about Dragon Man?
The skull size of the Dragon Man is far larger than us Homo sapiens.Yet the size of the Brain of the Dragon Man is similar to us.
The Story Behind the discovery of The Dragon Man
The skull of the Dragon Man was discovered in 1933 by a Chinese worker in Heilongjiang Province and he hid it for 80 years in the bottom of his family’s well.
Before he died,He told the family about the mysterious skull and scientists soon got to know about the Dragon Man.
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Other speculations about Dragon Man.
Some researchers speculate that Dragon Man is not a part of us Homo sapiens but rather a part of Denisovans,While others claim it is our long lost ancestor.
One thing which can be sure about Dragon Man is it has opened a Pandora Box.
Only time will reveal who Dragon Man is!