Ancient tooth of mysterious Denisovan girl possibly found

The discovery of an ancient molar tooth – a tooth that likely belonged to a young girl who lived 164,000 years ago in a cave in what is now Laos – is new evidence of a mysterious human lineage. named Denisovans, previously known only from caves in Siberia. and China, also live in Southeast Asia, a new study shows.

“This shows that the Denisovans lived in a wide variety of environments and latitudes and were able to adapt to extreme conditions, from the frigid mountains of the Altai [in Russia] and Tibet to the rainforests of Southeast Asia,” study co-author Clément Zanolli, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Bordeaux in France, told Live Science. Ancient tooth of mysterious Denisovan girl possibly found

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