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Neanderthals vs. Homo sapiens: Inside the 100,000-year-long battle for supremacy – Inverse

The archaeological record confirms Neanderthal lives were anything but peaceful and were likely skilled fighters and dangerous warriors, rivaled only by modern…

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Around 600,000 years ago,
humanity split in two. One group stayed in Africa, evolving into us. The other struck out overland, into Asia, then Europe, becoming Homo neanderthalensis the Neanderthals. They werent our ancestors, but a sister species, evolving in parallel.
Neanderthals fascinate us because of what they tell us about ourselves who we were, and who we might have become. Its tempting to see them in idyllic terms, living peacefully with nature and each other, like Adam and Eve in the Garden….

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