Denisovan finger bone

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Emma Groeneveld
by Thilo Parg
published on 05 September 2017
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Replica of a Denisovan finger bone belonging to a young female, the original of which was found in Denisova Cave, Russia, in 2008. From this bone DNA was extracted that led to it being assigned to a new species, dubbed Denisovan, within the genus Homo. The replica resides at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium.

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Parg, T. (2017, September 05). Denisovan finger bone. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7239/denisovan-finger-bone/

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Parg, Thilo. "Denisovan finger bone." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Sep 2017. Web. 23 Oct 2021.