Neanderthal Research Paper

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Oklahoma State University

Neanderthals:
No… They are not your neighbors, but they are your relatives.

Emily Cooper
Environmental Sociology 4433-01
Dr. Kennedy
11-17-14
Neanderthals were a close cousin to us, anatomically modern humans, and looked very much like us. This paper will discuss who physically the Neanderthals were, their culture, and how they interacted with humans and their environment leading up to their extinction. Homo neanderthalensis is the genus and species name of Neanderthals, and they lived from 200,000 years ago to 40,000 years in Europe and into west Asia going up into Russia. The first fossil evidence of Neanderthal or even early hominids showed up during 1829 inside Feldhofer Cave located in
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