The high-quality genome sequence was generated from this small Neanderthal toe bone. | Bence Viola

Are You Related to Neanderthals? Photos

Neanderthals and Denisovans bred with our ancestors and left behind their genetic heritage.

Published On 12/18/2013
1:00 PM EST
A French military band. | Wikimedia Commons
Dancers from Sardinia. | Cristiano Cani, Wikimedia Commons
A man of Han Chinese ancestry. | Jonathan Kos-Read, Flickr
A Dai wedding party. | Sophie Leblanc, Flickr
Indigenous people from Brazil. | SeCom/Agencia de Noticias do Acre, Wikimedia Commons
Mixe hail from what is now the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. | Wikimedia Commons
People of Papua New Guinea. | Wikimedia Commons
Australian aborigines. | Steve Evans, Wikimedia Commons
Native Americans at a Pow-Wow. | Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Flickr