How different are we from past human species?
There's still a little Neanderthal inside some of us!
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Congratulations Homo sapiens! We successfully avoided extinction and thrived, unlike other archaic human species. Contrary to popular belief, our evolution did not occur in a linear fashion. In fact, there were other species of humans coexisting with us during the same period. We Homo sapiens even interbred with some of them. Nevertheless, in the end, we were the sole survivors.
But what sets these early human species apart from us? To discover more, click through the gallery.
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