Did hunting with wolves give Homo Sapiens the advantage?

There are a couple of newspapers carrying the story of research which suggests that Homo Sapiens may have gained an advantage over our Neanderthal ancestors by using wolves as hunting partners. The research by Prof Pat Shipman of Penn State University suggests that by using wolves, a different variety of game animals e.g. elk could have become the quarry instead of the larger and more difficult to hunt species such as mammoth. More on the story can be read here: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/mar/01/hunting-with-wolves-humans-conquered-the-world-neanderthal-evolution

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