If Bigfoot is a hominid, then could it be possible for us to mate with them? Some of the oldest DNA of a modern human ever gathered shows that Homo-Sapiens (modern humans) actually interbred with Neanderthals during two time periods: One during the African migration of modern humans and another, during ancient events taking place in Asia. Evidence from this DNA shows that the humans mating with the Neanderthals were in fact, very modern, expressing behavior like painting, constructing tools, playing music, and making jewelry. Artifacts found such as stone and bone tools, pierced shells and teeth, pigments and musical instruments suggest the degree of intelligence these modern humans possessed. So, if these modern humans were so advanced, why mate with a Neanderthal? Scientists believe that the two had to have been closely related geographically and temporally which would encourage sexual relations between them. In fact, the two mated 50,000 years ago, during the Initial Upper Paleolithic period, which was when modern human culture started developing. During this period, as well as another unknown event, modern humans mated frequently with Neanderthals, and today, nearly 2% of people’s genomes are Neanderthal. The only exception to this number are Sub-Saharan Africans, who possess no Neanderthal DNA. This evidence suggests that our ancestors were shaped in significant ways by exchanging genes with other types of humans.
Modern humans carry Neanderthal genes, but not until recently did scientist discover DNA of modern humans in the toe bone of a Neanderthal woman found in Denisova cave in the Altai Mountains of Russia. A new analysis of her genome has found that she actually inherited DNA from modern humans originating in Africa, including a gene that may have contributed to (Click read more)
speech. If Bigfoot is a species of human, could we have mated with them in the past? Could we be responsible for the jibber jabber language reported in many eye witness accounts? If we did mate with Bigfoots in the past, our genes could be responsible for their impressive ability to sustain and survive undetected. It is believed by scientists that modern humans bred with other types of humans, including Neanderthals. If this is the case, then Bigfoot could be closer related to modern humans than we think, and we may actually be able to mate with them. Imagine the offspring that could be created with our modern human intelligence and a Bigfoot’s height and strength. Will we ever discover the answer? You be the judge. Comment below!
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