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Neanderthals and modern humans mated 100,000 years ago

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DNA from Neanderthal remains shows interbreeding took place tens of thousands of years earlier than previously though
This is the earliest known case of inter-species sex between Homo sapiens and Neanderthals.
More significantly, it also pushes back the departure of our forebear from the cradle of humanity by some 35,000 years, according to the researchers.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/12162314/Neanderthals-and-modern-humans-mated-100000-years-ago.html