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Research finds Neanderthals probably weren't brutish, inferior cave men

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 05:50

Washington

MAYBE it is their famously protruding brow ridge or perhaps it is the now-discredited notion that they were primitive scavengers too dumb to use language or symbolism, but somehow Neanderthals picked up a reputation as brutish, dim and mannerless cretins.

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