Were the Neandertals Physically Similar to Modern Humans?

Physical similarities with modern humans

  • Bipedal

  • Large brain capacity

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Superficially, the Neandertals seemed to be similar to modern humans. Both are obligate bipeds with large brains. However, that is where much of the similarity ends. The next slides will examine their differences from us.

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