More on European Neanderthals almost extinct before arrival of Modern
published on 28 March 2012
Western Europe has long been held to be the "cradle" of Neanderthal evolution since many of the earliest discoveries were from sites in this region. But when Neanderthals started disappearing around 30,000 years ago, anthropologists figured that climactic factors... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on March 28, 2012, 11:00.
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