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New Human ancestor species discovered…and it had a tail! (photos)

A multi-disciplinary and multi-national team of archaeologists, anthropologists and geneticists in Siberia have announced the sensational discovery of a new hominid species that interbred with our own species, Homo sapiens, leaving genetic traces that can be seen in living people today spanning the Ukraine and Russia and down through Mongolia, Korea, and China. The most shocking aspect of the finding is that this species had a visible tail, an archaic remnant of its evolution from primates millions of years ago.
The discovery was announced by British paleoanthropologist John Bennett on 1st April, who stated “This could be the most significant discovery …read more

Source:: Protothema



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