Re: Death of a hypothesis

Elaine Morgan (
Sat, 20 Jul 1996 14:19:44 GMT

In article <> wrote...

> Elaine Morgan <> wrote:
> >> Personally, I think a bit of both. Probably, as the teeth shrank in
> >> size as did roots, the mandible appeared to protrude more. Other
> >> animals have chins too.
> >
> >Which ones, please? I can't think of any except the elephant
> Besides the elephant, how about the wooly mammoth and the mastodon?
Okay, I should have said the elephantidae or whatever the generic term
is, to be safe. Actually I have never seem a picture of the profile of a
mastodon,s skull but I would imagine that feature would be there.

> --dnb