Our Most Mysterious Extinct Cousins

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There was a group of hominins, those creatures more closely related to us than to chimpanzees, that did take a different, parallel journey from our ancestors. Our paths ran beside each other – and potentially even crossed at times – but while ours led us here, theirs led to extinction."

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