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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 November 2007 08:41PM

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Comment author: David_Gerard 05 April 2011 11:20:33PM 0 points [-]

I thought they were subsumed into the European branch of Cro-Magnon (us).

Comment author: moshez 05 April 2011 11:26:43PM 3 points [-]

Controversial: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neanderthal_admixture_theory -- but in any case, 1%-4% of the genome? That's close enough to extinction...if coyotes interbred with dogs, and lots of household dogs had 1%-4% coyote DNA in them, but there would be no coyotes in the wild, I'd treat it as "extinct enough for me." :)