New human species found in China could be our “closest evolutionary relative” – BBC News

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A remarkable scientific discovery has been made in China.

Researchers say they have found the skull of what they believe is  a new species of human, which could be our closest evolutionary relative.

If confirmed, ‘Dragon Man,’ as he’s been named, would replace the Neanderthals as our sister species.

Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by science correspondent Pallab Ghosh.

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