Neanderthals Died Out due to Inbreeding and Bad Luck

December 2, 2019 - General
Illustration of Neanderthal Man Holding Neanderthal's Skull  Source: Roni / Adobe Stock

Researchers now believe that they may have established why the Neanderthals became extinct. Expert analysts using population models believe that inbreeding and the internal dynamics of their small populations resulted in their demise.

Source: origins

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