From California to New Jersey: An overview of June 5 congressional primaries. And, why did homo sapiens thrive when Neanderthal didn’t? Dogs. That’s the new thinking – that dogs helped humans to hunt, which made all the difference in competing with neanderthals. Two legs good, four legs – survivor! "Guetapens" is a word from the French, it means ambush and it also meant victory for a La Jolla girl who took home the trophy in the national spelling bee.