Re: Orangs as Closest

Bob Keeter (
Fri, 2 Aug 1996 01:41:52 GMT (Matthew O. Fraser) wrote:
>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
>How do you folks feel about it?

Absolutely! It was that set of Devonian footprints, exactly matching
a modern orang's, bipedally running up to the edge of a cliff and
leaping boldly into the lake for liesurely swim that gave it all away!

8-)))))) Hehehe