Re: Beyond hairlessness

Richard Foy (
Tue, 28 Nov 1995 14:15:41 GMT

In article <>, Peter H. Proctor
<> wrote:

> Best "naked ape" theory is that hairlessness is adaptation to inprove
>heat dissipation by sweating. Patten Loss is just one more progression of

May I ask how this deals with the abundant hair on the head, in
particular for males? It is my understanding that a large part of the
energy dissipation in a human being is in the head.

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