Re: Human Evolution and Obesity

Sean Stinson (
16 Oct 1995 17:31:42 GMT

: The important point in my mind is that the fat is fused to the skin
: rather than to internal organs, and this feature is shared with aquatic
: animals and wallowers etc. but not with chimps and other primates.

: James Borrett

Have I misunderstood your post? Are you saying chimps don't
have fat fused to the skin? When I took gross anatomy of the monkey
they most certainly had fat fused to the skin.

Sean Stinson