Were there other humans?

Australian paleoanthropologist at the University of New South Wales and the Chinese Institute of Yunnan’s Archaeology, have been discovered two caves in China the remains of four individuals with a length of between 11,500 and 14,000 years with an unusual mixture of primitive and modern features. These are called “men of the red deer.” This finding reveals that during the Stone Age, humans different from Homo sapiens were living in isolated regions of today’s China. (PLoS One).

“These new fossils could be a previously unknown species, one that survived until the end of the Ice Age 11,000 years ago” and “Alternatively, migration could be an early and hitherto unknown in modern humans outside Africa, a population that may not have contributed genetically to modern humans” says professor Darren Curnoe.



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