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#Neanderthals

# neanderthals - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Study reveals earliest cave art belonged to Neanderthals, not humans

Scientists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave art was crafted at least 20,000 years before modern humans arrived.

# neanderthals - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The cave where western humans got it on for the first time...

Scientists seems to think they’ve found the place.

# neanderthals - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for 5,000 years. We share DNA. Do the maths.

We (humans) eventually “outcompeted” them though. Go us.

# neanderthals - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Neanderthal man cooked and ate pigeon

Our ancestors used to be big fans of the flying delicacies.

# neanderthals - Monday 23 July, 2012

Modern humans a 'greater threat' to Neanderthals than natural disasters

British research suggests the worst volcanoes came after the Neanderthals had disappeared – and we’d be more dangerous.

# neanderthals - Thursday 14 June, 2012

In pictures: Oldest cave paintings 'may not have been made by modern man' Cave Paintings This post contains images

In pictures: Oldest cave paintings 'may not have been made by modern man'

Tests have shown that the red handprints and sphere paints in Spain are the oldest in the world.

# neanderthals - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Neanderthals were promiscuous because they had longer fingers

Scientists conducting fossil research on neanderthals reveal that promiscuity and aggressiveness went hand in hand for the ancient human relatives.