Re: YET another aquatic ape post

Nick Longrich (
Sat, 11 Feb 1995 22:36:58 GMT

In article <3h65q9$>, wrote:

> In article <3gj0r9$>,
> writes:
> > From: (Michael Allen)
> >
> > There is another interesting quirk to the AAT argument. We had an aquatic
> > ancestor because modern day humans like seafood. I guess the common
> > housecat also had an aquatic phase. If you give either of my two cats
> > a choice between a can of tuna fish ( an ocean fish ) and just about
> > any other muscle meat, they tear the tuna apart. I guess their ancestor
> > had also started down the Aquatic Feline path but decided it did not
> > like being all wet. :-)
> It's good to see that AAT is finally getting the respect it
> deserves around here.

For further reading on the subject, I suggest my new paper, "The Aquatic
Canine: Evolution of the Mexican Hairless Chihuahua."