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Skeleton of first human-Neanderthal baby found

Scientists have found the remains of the first human/Neanderthal baby.

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A Harvard geneticist is looking for a woman to give birth to a Neanderthal baby. (Eric Cabanis/AFP/Getty Images)

Forty thousand years ago, a regular human had sex with a Neanderthal. Sounds kinky. The skeletal remains of their love child have recently been discovered by scientists, according to research published in PLoS ONE.

Scientist believe that this baby is the first human/Neanderthal hybrid. It was found in northern Italy and was alive around 40,000-30,000 years ago. 

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“From the morphology of the lower jaw," author Silvana Condemi, an anthropologist, told Discovery News, "the face of the Mezzena individual would have looked somehow intermediate between classic Neanderthals, who had a rather receding lower jaw (no chin), and the modern humans, who present a projecting lower jaw with a strongly developed chin." Aw, it sounds adorable. 

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