alex duncan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
14 Aug 1995 21:47:44 GMT
In article <email@example.com> Thomas Clarke,
>>And very unlike that of hominids. Where are the shorter limbs one
>>would expect in an aquatic animal?
>Homo sapiens has shorter arms than any other ape.
Not so. Homo sapiens has arms of the expected length for an ape our
size. In fact, Homo, Australopithecus & Pan all have arms that are the
same length relative to body mass.
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086