Re: AAT Questions...

Thomas Clarke (
16 Aug 1995 21:15:19 GMT

In article <> writes:

Cl> In article <>
Cl> (J. Moore) writes:

Cl> >And very unlike that of hominids. Where are the shorter limbs one
Cl> >would expect in an aquatic animal?

Cl> Homo sapiens has shorter arms than any other ape.

> But australopithecines didn't. Are you suggesting there was a whole new
> "aquatic interlude" after australopithecines roamed the earth for
> millions of years after the "aquatic interlude" that Morgan claims?

Well there was a "solid" aquatic interlude - the ice ages.

Actually, you caught me being a little flipant.

I wonder if there would be as much opposition to the AAT if
Morgan had called it the littoral ape theory?

Tom Clarke