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 Menschen im Schmelztiegel der Eiszeit infographic
Graphic shows likely routes out of Africa and timeline of human evolution.


Menschen im Schmelztiegel der Eiszeit

March 15, 2012 - Research suggests that as modern humans migrated out of Africa, ice-age conditions forced them to shelter in “refugia” occupied by smaller groups of distant cousins. Subsequent evolutionary change may have led to one global species of human – and the demise of its Neanderthal and Denisovan ancestors.

PUBLISHED: 15/03/2012; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images, Darren Curnoe, José-Manuel Benito Álvarez