An Overview of the Denisovan Puzzle

14 Oct, 201922:28

The Denisovans are a fascinating subject. It is known from ancient DNA studies that the Denisovans interbred with ‘modern’ humans, and so by the biological species concept that makes them the same species, i.e., Homo sapiens. Hence, by logic the specimens in Homo erectus must also have been fully human, and part of the human kind.

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The article: An Overview of the Denisovan Puzzle
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