Re: Rift Valley Research
Jim Foley (jimf@vangelis.FtCollins.NCR.com)
3 Aug 1995 22:42:44 GMT
In article <email@example.com>,
alex duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>In article <email@example.com> Cam, firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com
Assoc. Prof. of Omphalic Envy Research interest:
Department of Anthropology Primitive hominids
University of Ediacara (Australopithecus creationistii)