Re: Becoming altricial/bi

David Froehlich (
Fri, 6 Oct 1995 10:56:08 -0500

On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, Troy Kelley wrote:

> Yes.. they have to learn to walk. And it is interesting to note that much
> of what Hardy developed his originial AAT theory about was the fact that
> infants can actually swim BEFORE they can walk.
> Does say a lot though, swimming before walking?
> Troy
I think it says more about muscle control and the ability to balance than
anything else.

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