Ancient Humans Dubbed ‘Denisovans’ Discovered

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Similar yet unique skulls

Scientists say an entirely separate type of human identified from bones in Siberia co-existed and interbred with our own species. The ancient humans have been dubbed ‘Denisovans’ after the caves in Siberia where their remains were found. A study in Nature journal shows that Denisovans co-existed with Neanderthals perhaps around 50,000 years ago.

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Humans and Neanderthals Co-existed with Another Humanoid Species

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Denisovans co-existed with early humans and Neanderthals.

A single finger bone found in this Siberian cave led to an amazing discovery. Early humans and Neanderthals co-existed with another humanoid species called Denisovans. And many present-day humans carry genes that prove our ancestors had children with Denisovans, too.

 

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