Neanderthals may have gone extinct through bad luck rather than being outsmarted by Homo sapiens, reserachers claim

On some vanished, long distant date
The Neanderthals met a sad fate
Not by some violent deed
It seems they didn’t breed
Enough kids at a fast enough rate

John Moynes

Pic: Alamy

3 thoughts on “A Limerick A Day

    1. Papi

      True, it is seen in the occipital ridge and bun nowadays as a Neanderthal remnant in especially Eastern and Central Europe.


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