Photo: Neanderthals Didn't Mate With Modern Humans, Study Says



Neanderthals are depicted as cannibals in Krapina, northern Croatia, about 32,000 years ago in this undated illustration.

A DNA study published in August 2008 says modern humans likely did not interbreed with Neanderthals and that a limited gene pool might have contributed to the demise of modern humans' closest relatives.

Image from Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images


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