Re: Orangs as Closest

Stephen Barnard (
Thu, 01 Aug 1996 01:38:44 -0800

Hey All,
> Anyone up on the hypothesis that Orangs are humans' closest extant relative?
> I did my undergraduate training with Jeffrey Schwartz at Pitt, and he
> authored a book on the subject, but it was a couple of years after I
> graduated.
> How do you folks feel about it?
> Matt

I've heard about it, but I don't know the details. It sounds
*extremely* unlikely to me, but I have an open mind about it.

Steve Barnard