Re: AAT Theory

Thomas Clarke (
11 Oct 1995 13:10:33 GMT

In article <45fj7g$> (John C.
McLoughlin) writes:
: Elaine Morgan ( wrote:

: : Might it not depend on the local availability of other food sources
: : which were (a) plentiful and (b) very easy to devour, like tilapia fish?

> Without nets and other comparatively advanced tools, a hominid trying to
> catch tilapia cichlids would leave far too few offspring to found a new
> species.
> Try it sometime.

She was refering to crocodiles and how they might prefer fish
to hominds.

I don't think they need nets.

Personally I think the in-water predation issue is overdone.

Tom Clarke