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Re: fossil gorilla child found (Re: Article: The amazing fossil of 'Lucy

Subject: Re: fossil gorilla child found (Re: Article: The amazing fossil of 'Lucy's little sister'
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Date: 21 Sep 2006 13:56:18 -0700
Newsgroups: sci.anthropology.paleo, sci.bio.paleontology
Marc Verhaegen wrote:
> I just read the paper (can be found in the AAT1 files
> http://www.onelist.com/community/AAT1 ).  Fascinating new data &
> illustrations, but unfortunately the usual anthropocentric interpretations.
> Why do fossil hunters always prefer to find human rather than ape
> ancestors?? There's nothing human in this afarensis child: no long legs, no
> big brain, no external nose.  Zero.

You obviously lack any knowledge of hominoid and hominid anatomy.

Pretty much puts all your futile arguments in their proper, null and
void, perspective.


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