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Cave girl was half Neanderthal, half Denisovan
bbc ^ | 08/22/2018 | Helen Briggs

Posted on 08/22/2018 1:34:01 PM PDT by BenLurkin

DNA extracted from bone fragments found in the cave show the girl was the offspring of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father.

The discovery, reported in Nature, gives a rare insight into the lives of our closest ancient human relatives. Neanderthals and Denisovans were humans like us, but belonged to different species.

"We knew from previous studies that Neanderthals and Denisovans must have occasionally had children together," says Viviane Slon, researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany.

"But I never thought we would be so lucky as to find an actual offspring of the two groups."

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...


TOPICS: History; Science
KEYWORDS: denisovan; denisovans; godsgravesglyphs; half; helixmakemineadouble; human; humanity; neandertal; neandertals; neanderthal; neanderthals
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1 posted on 08/22/2018 1:34:02 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: SunkenCiv

Not sure I’m entirely buying this.


2 posted on 08/22/2018 1:34:23 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

And built like a Schick brick house! Hubba, hubba!


3 posted on 08/22/2018 1:35:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: BenLurkin

Neanderthal momma got busy with Denisovian outta town dude. That’s kinda hot... if you’re a Denisovian guy.


4 posted on 08/22/2018 1:39:31 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: BenLurkin

Cave jerk and cave slut figured out how to have babies?


5 posted on 08/22/2018 1:40:11 PM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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To: BenLurkin
She looks kind of Irish to me.


6 posted on 08/22/2018 1:40:26 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: BenLurkin

Did someone say “cave girl"?

7 posted on 08/22/2018 1:40:36 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: DesertRhino

Heheheh...I was trying to figure out some witty entry there on this subject, but...your post is just fine...:)


8 posted on 08/22/2018 1:40:51 PM PDT by rlmorel (Leftists: They believe in the "Invisible Hand" only when it is guided by government.)
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To: Lazamataz

Ping.


9 posted on 08/22/2018 1:41:02 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: BenLurkin

bookmark


10 posted on 08/22/2018 1:41:55 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: BenLurkin
Once you go Denisovian, you can never go back.😬
11 posted on 08/22/2018 1:43:19 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob ("Other People's Money" = The life blood of Liberalism)
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To: fishtank
So easy, a caveman could do it...


12 posted on 08/22/2018 1:43:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
Cave_Girl_Love
13 posted on 08/22/2018 1:44:58 PM PDT by CaliforniaCraftBeer
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To: BenLurkin

Did you mean “it”, or “her?”


14 posted on 08/22/2018 1:45:20 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: BenLurkin

15 posted on 08/22/2018 1:46:18 PM PDT by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them)
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To: BenLurkin

“I’ll sock it to you, Daddy!”


16 posted on 08/22/2018 1:47:54 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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Neanderthals and Denisovans were humans like us, but belonged to different species. …
Bit self-contradictory there, no? Antediluvian humans were humans, descended from Adam just like us.
17 posted on 08/22/2018 1:47:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: BenLurkin

Neanderthal chicks are easy.


18 posted on 08/22/2018 1:48:37 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: BenLurkin

“Her name was Bertha, Bertha Butt, she was one of the Butt sisters.”


19 posted on 08/22/2018 1:48:39 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: BenLurkin

***humans like us, but belonged to different species. ***

Then the offspring would be sterile much like a mule (horse+donkey) is sterile.


20 posted on 08/22/2018 1:48:43 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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