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Becoming Human Part 3

Season 36 Episode 15 | 51m 32s

NOVA examines the fate of the Neanderthals, our European cousins who died out as modern humans spread from Africa into Europe during the Ice Age. Did modern humans interbreed with Neanderthals or exterminate them? The program explores crucial evidence from the recent decoding of the Neanderthal genome.

Aired: 11/16/09

Expired: 12/31/15

Rating: TV-PG

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