Re: Body Hair Loss in Aquatic Mammals

H. M. Hubey (
19 Oct 1995 00:20:05 -0400 (H. M. Hubey) writes:

>If cattle can keep cool by gathering on hilltops, some kind
>of an ape should have been able to assume the famous position
>and keep cool to "extend the foraging times".

Sorry to follow-up to my own post but I should clarify
this. I meant to pick on baboons because someone seems
to have suggested that baboons are/were plains animals.

Perhaps an animal with the intelligence of a baboon
would have noticed that they did not overheat when
standing bipedally.


Regards, Mark