Re: Rift Valley Research

Jim Foley (
3 Aug 1995 22:42:44 GMT

In article <3vp7us$>,
alex duncan <> wrote:

>In article <3vn9rq$> Cam, writes:
>>I believe in the early days of Rift Valley digs that rival archeologists
>>used to hire gangs of thugs to bust up each others camps and destroy
>>each others digs and finds so they could be first back to London and
>>civilization to claim all the glory.
>I've heard about something like this happening w/ American paleontolgists
>early this century (Cope & Osborn, I think).

Edward Drinker Cope and Charles Othniel Marsh, late last century.


Jim (Chris) Foley,
Assoc. Prof. of Omphalic Envy Research interest:
Department of Anthropology Primitive hominids
University of Ediacara (Australopithecus creationistii)