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Caption: Chimpanzees (left) and bonobos (right) interbred in the past.
The first scenario is that Neandertals occasionally interbred with modern humans after they migrated out of Africa.
The simplest explanation is that the two human sub-species interbred.
In sub-Saharan Africa, several African clawed frog species have interbred so successfully that at least seven new species with distinct genetic makeup have been created.
Conventional wisdom that ancient hominid species living at the same time never interbred or, if they did, produced infertile offspring no longer holds up.
Though Denisovans and Neanderthals eventually died out, they left behind bits of their genetic heritage because they occasionally interbred with modern humans.
Ancient humans lived in a "Lord of the Rings-type world" where a mystery species interbred with Neanderthals, Denisovans and the forerunners of modern humans, according to palaeontologists.
18 ( ANI ): The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world's most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.
NEW evidence has emerged that early modern humans and Neanderthals may have interbred.
HUMAN and chimpanzee ancestors may have interbred some time after they set out on separate evolutionary paths, scientists said today.
Early modern humans interbred with Neandertals about 100,000 years ago, an international group of researchers reports in the Feb.
How the Denisovans got to Australia has remained a mystery and scientists now believe they must have somehow managed to get across Wallace's Line and then interbred with modern humans.
Genetic analysis of these extinct lineages' fossils has revealed that they once interbred with our ancestors, with recent estimates suggesting that Neanderthal DNA made up 1 percent to 4 percent of modern Eurasian genomes.
The new findings suggest that humans and Neandertals interbred in Europe up until shortly before Neandertals went extinct, some 30,000 years ago.
London, September 30 ( ANI ): Neanderthals may have lived side by side with early humans and possibly interbred with them, a new study has claimed.