Re: Body Hair Loss in Aquatic Mammals

Alex Duncan (
27 Oct 1995 14:28:21 GMT

In article <> H. M. Hubey, writes:

>So then the onus is now on MST'ers. Why haven't they become bipedal
>too? After all, isn't this allegedly what made human ancestors

Heat stress has been suggested as one possible selective factor among
many that favor the adoption of bipedalism. Although at one time Wheeler
suggested it was a primary factor, I don't think anyone would suggest so

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086