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Re: H.erectus found in coastal swamp

Subject: Re: H.erectus found in coastal swamp
From: "Marc Verhaegen"
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 23:49:11 +0200
Newsgroups: sci.anthropology.paleo
<richardparker01@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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> > > > http://www.uiowa.edu/~bioanth/Farming_Java.html
> > > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AAT

> > > "The conventional wisdom is that neither this swamp nor these stream
banks
> > >  were good habitats for H. erectus. More likely, it is thought, these
> > early
> > >  hominids lived on the edge of the swamp and rarely set foot in the
> > Sangiran
> > >  area itself, and only after death did some of their bones wash
downstream
> > >  into the low-lying area."

> > As opposed to the conventional wisdom, the very facts prove that these
> > swamps & stream banks & sea coasts were excellent habitats for
H.erectus.

> "only after death did some of their bones wash downstream into the
> low-lying area"
> Anything to provide a parsimonious alternative to the obvious.
> regards   Richard

Yes, these people would do everything, just to keep their Holy Savanna
alive.

--Marc
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