Re: AAT Theory

David Froehlich (
Fri, 6 Oct 1995 13:39:03 -0500

On 6 Oct 1995, Thomas Clarke wrote:

> > "Fine, then. But we're hairless, just like swimming mammals, right?"
> > Well, sort of, but within our size range, swimming mammals tend to be
> > furry, and not all hairless mammals are aquatic.
> I think most tropical swimming mammals of size are hairless.
> Name a hairless (non-subteranean) mammal that did not have an
> aquatic episode in its past.

How about elephants and rhinos?

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