There were just too many humans for Neanderthals to surviveAlasdair Wilkins7/31/11 5:05pmFiled to: EvolutionNeanderthalsHuman evolutionEuropeExtinctionhominidsanthropologyPaleontologyScienceTop542EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe extinction of the Neanderthals remains a matter of intense debate. Were we smarter than them? More warlike? Or perhaps we simply sexed them into extinction? The real answer might have more to do with our quantity than our qualities.