Re: homo erectus

Bearcat (
Sat, 30 Sep 1995 17:00:03 GMT

JamShreeve ( wrote:
: You should add: populations were replaced by new migrations of
: H. sapiens from Africa *without interbreeding*.
: Vincent1.

: "Out of Africa" comes in different shapes and sizes.... according to
: Gunter Brauer's "Hybridization and Replacement Model," for instance,
: ancestors to modern humans arose in Africa, migrated out, and then did
: interbreed to some extent with indigenous populations, such as the
: Neandertals. This accounts, says Brauer, for the greater frequency of
: Neandertalish traits in modern Europeans.

this is one man's opinion. clive gamble (Timewalkers) believes
otherwise. in fact, there is no trait born by europeans that doesn't
exist in other, distant populations.

- bearcat