Re: Missing Link (was Human Chimp Gorilla)

Holly Reeser (
Mon, 05 Aug 1996 14:09:07 -0400

David Woodcock wrote:

> "H.habilis" --all of whose definite examples postdate 2 Mya --is not a human
> ancestor. However, the hominid that made the Hadar tools [2.5 Mya] is a good
> candidate and may be the ancestor of both habilis and erectus.

What? I have never heard that before....please expand that comment and
support with evidence. All phylogenies published to date accept H.
habilis as directly ancestral.