The h. erectus population went extinct as a result of climate changes. Modern humans resettled later. So no these are not our ancestors - more like distant cousins. Also the sensationalist junk about hunting hippos and elephants is, well, junk. Still a very interesting dig.
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from the article: Back when elephants and lions divided Jerusalem ...
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