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6.9: Denisovians

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.

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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