Spread and Evolution of Denisovans

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by John D. Croft
published on 05 September 2017

Map showing a possible scenario of the spread and evolution of Denisovans. On the right, it shows that Homo sapiens shares a common ancestor with the Neanderthals and Denisovans, who are sister species. There is evidence of interbreeding between these groups (after they had diverged).

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