Re: Ape sweat

Gerold Firl (
18 Jul 1995 13:20:29 -0700

In article <3ucp35$> (Pat Dooley) writes:

>sweating in chimpanzees through thermal stress, I'll stand
>by the AAT position that man is unique amongst the apes in
>using profuse eccrine sweating for thermo-regulation.

It is clear that we have a uniquely developed thrmo-regulation system;
however, this is a clear adaptation for high-temperature terrestrial
activity. In no way does this support the AAT.

Disclaimer claims dat de claims claimed in dis are de claims of meself,
me, and me alone, so sue us god. I won't tell Bill & Dave if you won't.
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