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Neanderthals died out in Western Europe after a surge of modern humans arrived from Africa and made them a minority in their own land, researchers claim.
The swarm of Homo sapiens onto the continent more than 40,000 years ago left the Neanderthals, who had thrived in the frigid conditions for 300 millennia, outnumbered by a massive 10 to one.
Faced with this kind of competition, the Neanderthals seem to have retreated initially into more marginal and less attractive regions of the continent and eventually, within a space of at most a hundred thousand years, for their populations to have declined to extinction
Originally posted by Misterlondon
i have to disagree.. they wasnt totally wiped out...
Originally posted by TheOneElectric
Here is a possible explanation in the vid.
Humans were hunted by Neanderthals until humans with Aggression and war like tendencies were the few left. Those breeding this trait of aggressiveness went on to exterminate the monsters of the night that so haunted them. Just a theory, though.