The Denisovians were another group of hominids that most group with Homo sapiens, but they have slightly different DNA. They have a combination of big teeth, which we usually associated with older hominids, but some complex tools and symbolic behavior that we associate with anatomically modern Homo sapiens.
READ THIS NAT GEO INTRO TO DENISOVIAN DNA
- Another overview of Denisovians
- Genes found in Tibetans that help them survive high altitude shared with Denisovians