Did Ancient Human’s Breed With A Completely Unknown Species…

a new study carried out by the Royal Society meeting on ancient DNA in London has revealed an intense finding, the genome of one of our ancient ancestors, the Denisovans, contains a segment of DNA that appears to have come from another species that is currently not known to science.

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The discovery suggests that there was rampant interbreeding between ancient human species in Europe and Asia more than 30,000 years ago. But, far more significant was the finding that they also mated with a mystery species from Asia – one that is neither human nor Neanderthal.

“What it begins to suggest is that we’re looking at a ‘Lord of the Rings’ type world, that there were many different hominid populations,” Mark Thomas, an evolutionary geneticist at University College London.

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