Neanderthals and humans coexisted in Israel
Published on October 16th, 2012 | by Admin0
“If that interbreeding did take place, it must have been here,”said Daniel Kaufman, an archeologist working at the site.
Genetic research showing Neanderthal genes make up 1 to 4 percent of European genes supports the notion of peaceful interbreeding between the two subspecies.
Earlier theories speculated that the relationship was the result of rape between the constantly warring groups.”
Story: Jerusalem Post | Photo: Jerusalem Post