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Decoding Neanderthals Preview

Preview: Season 40 Episode 2 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans—people physically identical to us today—left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years.

Aired: 12/06/12

Rating: NR

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