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Neandertal man: see Neanderthal manNeanderthal man
or Neandertal man
, a species of Homo, the genus to which contemporary humans belong, known as H. neandertalensis after Neanderthal (now Neandertal), Germany, the valley where the first specimen to be identified was found.
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the hunter: a history of Neandertal subsistence.
From a time much closer to our own and yet still part of the Ice Age Paleolithic, a Neandertal man
testifies to the compassion of his era.
Out of its shadowy maw steps a Neandertal man
wearing a black cape and holding a magic wand.