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General Information
Universe Real life
Classification Homo neanderthalensis
Intelligence Sapient
Biological Information
Distinctive Features Brow ridge
Slanted forehead
Lineage Information
Ancestor(s) Homo erectus
Descendant(s) Modern-Day Human
Related Species Nintenderthal
Cultural Information
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Suborder Haplorhini
Infraorder Simiiformes
Family Hominidae
Subfamily Homininae
Tribe Hominini
Genus Homo
Species H. neanderthalensis
Other Information
Status Extinct

The Neanderthals are an extinct human species native to Eurasia.


They were more robust than Homo sapiens, had a slanted forehead, and their brow ridges more noticeably protuded.

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