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Author Topic:   How similar are we to Chimps and Gorillas?
Gary
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Message 15 of 19 (287741)
02-17-2006 3:37 PM
Reply to: Message 13 by Speel-yi
02-04-2006 8:48 AM


Doesn't all that seem like some excessive extrapolation? I don't see how you could deduce bipedalism from a jawbone, as far as I know you would need a pelvis for that. I also don't think you could work out intelligence from the jawbone either, when Homo floresiensis made tools despite having a small brain.
Couldn't a repulsive smell be a skunk?

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Gary
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Message 17 of 19 (287861)
02-17-2006 6:57 PM
Reply to: Message 16 by macaroniandcheese
02-17-2006 6:53 PM


What's your point? Fossils of giant sloths have been known for at least 200 years. Thomas Jefferson even told Lewis and Clark to keep an eye out for them. That doesn't mean they are still alive.

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Gary
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Message 19 of 19 (287936)
02-17-2006 8:37 PM
Reply to: Message 18 by Speel-yi
02-17-2006 8:33 PM


That makes sense, then. Thanks for the explanation.

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