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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depicts a 2-year-old Homo neanderthalensis learning from his mother.
Homo neanderthalensis (Neanderthal man) emerged around 200,000 years ago.
Homo sapiens had broken out of Africa and had penetrated the European mainland, encountering and beginning their rapid defeat of Homo neanderthalensis.
Homo neanderthalensis (200,000-30,000 years ago) was a species endemic to northern Europe, which had branched off from its African origins over a half-million years earlier.
From the 1970s onward, archaeologists based their idea of the Paleolithic revolution on artifacts from Europe, where they had found fossils of Homo sapiens with Upper Paleolithic tools dating back 35,000 years, and Homo neanderthalensis and other protohumans with earlier tools.
The possibility of hybridisation in Europe and the Levant between Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens has been debated for some time now.
Homo neanderthalensis, now extinct, lives in Europe and Asia.
Sobre su problematica filetica, actualmente se puede encontrar en la bibliografia dos maneras de definir a los Neandertales segun su nombre cientifico: Homo sapiens neanderthalensis u Homo neanderthalensis.
19 In which country is the Neanderthal valley after which the species Homo neanderthalensis is named?