jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 29 21:14:57 EDT 2003
--- minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
> Ania followed Jon:
> >If there was interaction between humans and
> neanderthals it is possible that
> >there was also interbreeding.
> Haven't they recently found at least one skeleton in
> Spain or thereabouts
> that seems to be of someone (adolescent, I think)
> with provably cro-magnon
> *plus* neanderthal ancestry, or has that been
> immediately disproven as
> unreliable, like the cobbled together bits of
> skeletons to make Piltdown
> Man? I'm sure I noticed it a year or so ago on
> Radio 4. There was being
> excitement about the idea that interbreeding had
> been possible, and might
> have been more widespread than had been thought
> initially, and suchlike.
The Portuguese remains are mentioned here
This one is more recent and ambivalent
This one suggests no linkage, but concedes evidence is
as does this
Finally if anyone wants real detail this site has it
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