Re: Why is Homo sapiens hairless?

Richard Foy (
Sat, 16 Nov 1996 17:22:02 GMT

In article <>,
Susan S. Chin <> wrote:
>And some more questions:
>: Why is it retained on the head?
>I believe Roh answered that in his post better than I could. I might add,
>though there are exceptions, hair on the head also serves to protect the
>organ(s) underneath the head. The brain, spinal column, arteries and
>veins in the head. (and no, I don't know why some males of our species
>lose theirs, though recently there are studies relating estrogen to this).

In reading this groups off and on for a long time, I ahve never seen
a reasonable answer to this question. Why does the head hair on most
humans grow to very long lengths if it is not cut?

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