what do you think kept the neanderthals around around and reproducing in this part of the world?
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East Asia (China. Mongolia) is more spread out than Western Europe and Neanderthal populations could be more remote, increasing peaceful co-existence.
The last glaciation heavily involved Europe: upload.wikimedia.org/.../CLIMAP.jpg
... making food scarce and increasing competition for it. So my ancestors sought out and killed "flat heads", whereas the better climate and remoteness to the east reduced competition. The more lonely I got, the more beautiful she would look.