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The incredible case of the only known individual whose parents were two different species

An ancient child from Siberia is thought to be the only known individual whose parents were from different species. 

While many of have heard about our closest relatives the Neanderthals, less is known about the Denisovans who lived in the Lower and Middle Paleolithic ages. 

Only tiny fragments of bone and teeth remain of the Denisovans after being unearthed from the Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains of Siberia, but scientists have been able to use these fossil pieces to gather some answers. 

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