Re: Need up-to-date book on human evolution
14 Oct 1995 10:20:34 GMT (Thomas Clarke) wrote:
>> There is a new theory of human evolution which proposes that before
>> humans became full-fledged hunters, they passed through a phase in which
>> they used bad breath to stun their prey. This is known either as the
>> DBT (the dog-breath theory), or the AAT (aromatic ape theory). We
>> haven't found the fossil evidence yet, but that's to be expected.

So how would you explain that the human olfactory bulb has reduced in
size much more than our body size would predict. To reduce our
sense of smell, to prevent our bad breath stunning ourselves, of course.


James Borrett.