Neanderthal

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Neanderthal,

Germany: see NeandertalNeandertal
or Neanderthal
, small valley, W Germany, E of Düsseldorf. In 1856 remains of Neanderthal man were discovered there.
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For the past century, scientists have tried to retrace the intercontinental paths followed by ancient human pioneers and to reconstruct what happened when these intrepid travelers encountered other humanlike species, such as Neandertals, or Homo neanderthalensis.
In some parts of Europe and Asia, they lived alongside the humanlike species Homo neanderthalensis, or Neanderthal," Pilbeam says.
The role of geography in these interactions is considered and identified for lithic technology but the notion that Homo neanderthalensis is a separate species is presented as a conclusion.