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Its been recognized for a while which our contemporary human ancestors interbred with other hominin that is early such as the Neanderthals. However it turns out they certainly were much more promiscuous than we thought.
New DNA studies have unexpectedly revealed that contemporary people (Homo sapiens) mixed, mingled and mated with another archaic peoples species, the Denisovans, perhaps not when but twicein two different areas of the world that is ancient.
All we realize concerning the mysterious Denisovans comes from a set that is single of fossils discovered in a cave within the Altai Mountains of Siberia. In 2008, experts first discovered a bone tissue from the pinky little finger in the cave, and concluded it belonged up to a formerly unknown ancient hominin whom lived between 30,000 and 50,000 years back. They called the species the Denisovans (pronounced De-NEE-soh-vens) following the cave in which the fossilized little finger had been found.