A review of African fossils confirms co-existence of multiple early...

"If 'Lucy' wasn't alone, who else was in her neighborhood? Key fossil discoveries over the last few decades in Africa indicate that multiple early human ancestor species lived at the same time more than 3 million years ago. A new review of fossil evidence from the last few decades examines four identified hominin species that co-existed between 3.8 and 3.3 million years ago during the middle Pliocene. A team of scientists compiled an overview that outlines a diverse evolutionary past and raises new questions about how ancient species shared the landscape."

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Not that I ever thought this was implausible but 'evidence' never hurt a theory. As I find with many processes, I find them to very simply make sense. Our remaining minute bits of Neanderthal in our DNA is another tidbit of that evidence. 

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