March 16, 2005

Man, That Neanderthal Can Sing!

Neanderthals Sang at High Pitch?
Discovery News
Jennifer Viegas
March 14, 2005

Neanderthals possessed strong, yet high-pitched, voices that the stocky hominids used for both singing and speaking, according to recent British news reports.

Did he sing falsetto? Posted by Hello

The theory suggests that Neanderthals, who once lived in Europe from around 200,000 to 35,000 B.C., were intelligent and socially complex. It also indicates that although Neanderthals likely represented a unique species, they had more in common with modern humans than previously thought.

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