Mixing It Up 50,000 Years Ago-Who’s Sleeping With Whom

NPR- December 18,2013

So, apparently, when it came to our ancient ancestors and their relatives, we weren’t too particular about mates. Says Paabo: “There was some degree of promiscuity around.”Geneticists found something else curious about this Neanderthal’s DNA: There were patterns in its chemical structure that came from something quite different from either Denisovans or modern humans. Apparently, in the deep past, Neanderthals bred with some other mystery species — perhaps Homo Erectus.

Sleeping around; an unwritten prospectus
For an average, horny Homo Erectus.

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