Re: Polar Bear Challenge for AAH opponents

Phil Nicholls (
17 Dec 1994 05:24:14 GMT

In article <3cik3h$>, Sir CPU <> wrote:
>In article <3cf3vh$>, (Phil
>Nicholls) writes:
>Since none of the evidence is based on skeletal
>biology there is no way to disprove it so it becomes the perfect
>Actually, there is some interesting evidence in the book "Aquatic Ape,
>Fact or Fiction" put forth by Marc Vendanberg (sp?) on the bone density of
>certain hominids that supports AAT. The bone densities of aquatic animals
>tend to be higher than that of terrestial animals, and that is was Marc
>found in the bones of early hominids. So, this assertion that AAT has no
>"hard" evidence, is starting to fall apart.
>Troy Kelley
Well, Troy, that's a neat trick, considering that early homind "bones"
are not bone at all, but are fossils formed from those bones. Nice
trick indeed.

Philip "Chris" Nicholls Department of Anthropology
Institute for Hydrohominoid Studies SUNY Albany
University of Ediacara
"Semper Alouatta"