Re: Height of Turkana Boy?

Jim Foley (
16 Nov 1995 19:23:37 GMT

In article <489fpc$>, Mithrandir <> wrote:

>Originally a human growth pattern was assumed, but then
>they referred to studies documenting a growth pattern for early
>erectines as somewhere between human and chimp. Thus the new age
>of 9 years.

Just thought I should point out that the younger age is not universally
accepted. (what is, in paleoanthropology?)

Jim (Chris) Foley,
Assoc. Prof. of Omphalic Envy Research interest:
Department of Anthropology Primitive hominids
University of Ediacara (Australopithecus creationistii)