Re: Who Killed the Australopithecines?Dave Oldridge (email@example.com)
11 May 1995 00:21:50 -0300
In article <bardD7G5yr.CLA@netcom.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org (BARD) wrote:
> A. species was the most cunning creature of its day.
Only until h. habilus and h. erectus showed up. After that, this
> A. species was omnivorous.
Yep, almost without a doubt.
> A. species' habitat was far larger than that of lower primates.
True, but NOT larger than that of h. habilus and h. erectus. Nor was
> Thus, A. species was more adaptable than the lower primates.
In some ways, yes, and able to expand into a DIFFERENT range than the
> Thus, A. species should be with us today but is not.
There is no "should be" in evolution. The fact of the matter is that