RE: Neanderthal/Human Hybrid?

John Lynch (
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 14:51:36 -0700

>Known as the Child of Lapedo, the skeleton shows traits of modern man,
>including the jaw, teeth and spleen, and Neanderthal features like the
>size of the femur and tibia, according to Zilhao.

Am I the only one wondering how we know the _spleen_ of a 25,000 old
skeleton is modern?