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Neanderthal tooth unearthed near Iran’s Zagros Mountain

August 20, 2019 - General

A new find, published this week in Journal of Human Evolution, suggests that Neanderthals were roaming at the Iranian Zagros Mountain sometimes between 40,000 and 70,000 years ago.

Credit: Zanolli et al. 2019The new study on a human tooth discovered in 1999 in a cave called Wezmeh near Kermanshah, west of Iran, showed that this tooth that previously thought to be modern human in fact belongs to a Neanderthal child.

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