Neanderthals in the Levant landscape

While researchers believe Neanderthals to have been a separate species from modern humans, the two groups did overlap for a period of time in parts of what is now Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. A recent study of Neanderthal skeletal remains from northern Israel focused on open-air sites of Neanderthal activity, where most known sites are in caves. This research posits that Neanderthals were more adapted to diverse landscapes and site types than previously thought.

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Neanderthals conducted much of their activities in the open landscape

By Heritage Daily

Accessed June 9, 2017

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