Photo: Big Freeze Didn't Kill Off Neandertals, Study Says



A reconstructed Neandertal skeleton (left) is contrasted against the skeleton of a modern human.

A new study has found no evidence that climate change killed off the Neandertals, lending more credence to theories that humans outcompeted or absorbed the ancient species.

Photograph by K. Mowbray, reconstruction by G. Sawyer and B. Maley, copyright Ian Tattersall, courtesy Nature


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