This is utterly amazing. Are the eunuchs at America's newspaper of record seriously giving us HBD-aware reporting here?
From the article, first :
And then, amazingly, this :
More shocking still, the article is accompanied by a photo of this cranium, presumably similar to the missing link-style creature the Times is alluding to :
Take a close look at the skull here. What seems wrong with this picture?
Answer: the skull is presented looking down (the bottom row of teeth should have been horizontal). The Times intentionally published this photo slightly rotated to the right, or clockwise, in order to reduce the appearance of the skull's sloping shape and in particular the prognathism exhibited in the thrusting lower jaw, and its resemblance to the type of "living individual" the scientist quoted above is referring to, who might look like this:
Or, indeed, to a 50% or so lesser degree, like this: