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What is the cavemans closest ancestor?

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asked Sep 20, 2012 in Pre-Historic by anonymous
recategorized Sep 24, 2012 by PeteOne
   

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If by "caveman" you mean Neanderthal ((Homo neanderthalensis), his closest ancestor would have been "Heidelberg Man" (Homo heidelbergensis).

answered Sep 24, 2012 by PeteOne Inquisitive Expert (8,220 points)
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