Neanderthals were annihilated by modern man
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One of the most hotly debated issues in paleoanthropology (the study of human origins) focuses on the origins of modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens. Roughly 300,000 years ago, the Old World was occupied by a morphologically diverse group of hominids. In North America, Africa and the Middle East there were Homo sapiens; in Asia, Homo erectus; and in Europe, Homo neanderthalensis. By 130,000 years ago, Neanderthals had all become so anatomically distinct that they were classified as a separate species — Homo neanderthalensis. Approximately 50,000 to 60,000 years ago, Cro-magnoids (our ancestors) suddenly appeared on this planet. The Neanderthals were annihilated in North America, Africa and Asia by 40,000 years ago, and in Europe by 25-30,000 years ago. To date, no definite Neanderthal specimens newer than 25,000 years ago have ever been found.
In 1999, the skeleton of a child was unearthed in Lapido, Portugal. Dated to around 25,000 years ago, the remains show a mixture of Neanderthal and modern features, suggesting it may be a hybrid. But, small fragments of Neanderthal DNA extracted from three different specimens show that they were not closely related to any present day human populations.
The global paleoanthropological and archaeological picture changed dramatically with the sudden and unexpected appearance of Homo Sapiens Sapiens (Cro-Magnon or Modern Man).
The placement of Cro-Magnons on the prison planet caused abrupt and dramatic change in subsistence patterns, tools and symbolic expression worldwide. This stunning change in cultural adaptation was not merely a quantitative one, but one that represented a significant departure from all earlier humanoid behavior, reflecting a major qualitative transformation. It was literally a creative explosion which exhibited technological ingenuity, social formations, and ideological complexity never before seen on Earth. While early Cro-Magnons were anatomically modern, they were not yet behaviorally modern. It is significant to note that modern anatomy pre-dates modern behavior.
The sudden appearance of modern humans placed Neanderthals in direct competition with our ancestors for resources. Though larger, stronger and faster than Cro-Magnons, it was a competition that the Neanderthals lost. There was much scientific debate as to whether it was climatic change, or Cro-Magnon’s sudden appearance, that resulted in the demise of the Neanderthals. Studies have since concluded that it was the competition with our ancestors, not climate, that resulted in Neanderthal extermination.
While there has been a great deal of effort by evolutionists in the last century to "construct" an evolutionary link between Neanderthals and Cro-magnons, to date none has ever been proven to be accurate or true. Several of the attempts were actually scientifically proven to be intentional frauds.
NOTE: The oldest “prehistoric” cave drawings and paintings, petroglyphs and other forms of stone art are estimated to be from 20,000 years ago. Many of the academic community have inaccurately portrayed the early artists as Neanderthal man, but Neanderthals were virtually exterminated by our Cro-Magnon ancestors thousands of years earlier.
Neanderthals are not the ancestors of modern humans.
In 2002 a group of German and American geneticists headed by Professor Tabo, from Munich University, made a sensational discovery. As it turned out, Neanderthal man, who was considered by the scientific community to be in the intermediate position between the pithecanthropus and the modern human, has nothing to do with our genealogy.
Professor Tabo and his colleagues extracted the main heredity carrier, DNA, from the remains of a Neanderthal man of about 30.000 years ago. When the ancient DNA was compared with a similar fragment of a contemporary man, the scientists compared the data obtained and made the conclusion that there was no interbreeding between the direct ancestors of modern man and the Neanderthals. The discovery made by the German and American geneticists was confirmed by anthropologists Shmit and Tissen from Germany and scientist Stringer from Great Britain. Famous scientists, such as Tsiolkovsky and Valle, have stressed repeatedly that man is first of all a space phenomena, and only after that, an earthly phenomenon.
Another study by a group of geneticists, coordinated by Guido Barbujani and David Caramelli of the Universities of Ferrara and Florence, shows that a Cro-Magnoid individual who lived in Southern Italy 28,000 years ago was a modern European, genetically as well as anatomically. The Cro-Magnoid people briefly coexisted in Europe with other humanoids, the Neanderthals, whose anatomy and DNA were clearly different from ours. However, obtaining a reliable sequence of Cro-Magnoid DNA was technically challenging. “The risk in the study of ancient individuals is to attribute to the fossil specimen the DNA left there by archaeologists or biologists who manipulated it,” Barbujani says. “To avoid that, we followed all phases of the retrieval of the fossil bones and typed the DNA sequences of all people who had any contacts with them.” The researchers wrote in the newly published paper: “The Paglicci 23 individual carried a mtDNA sequence that is still common in Europe, and which radically differs from those of the almost contemporary Neanderthals, demonstrating a genealogical continuity across 28,000 years, from Cro-Magnoid to modern Europeans.” The results demonstrate for the first time that the anatomical differences between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnoids were associated with clear genetic differences. The Neanderthals who lived for nearly 300,000 years, are not the ancestors of modern humans, who suddenly appeared 50,000 - 60,000 years ago. Despite any similarities of Neanderthals to modern man, they have no direct link to human evolution. In fact, it has been proven that our intelligence is not the result of evolution, but is rather the direct result of genetic regression...