HUMANITY has a filthy secret: our ancestors used to have SEX with members of other species.
That’s the finding in a new piece of research which suggests ancient people used to romp with a “ghost” species of proto human.
We are just one of a number of species known as hominins.
Members of this family include Neanderthals and Denisovans, which are no longer found on Earth.
“It seems that interbreeding between different early hominin species is not the exception – it’s the norm,” said Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Buffalo.
Gokcumen tested the DNA of humans living in Sub-Saharan