Re: Speciation - how do you know?

Stephen Barnard (
Sat, 19 Oct 1996 07:57:42 -0800

Paul Crowley wrote:
> Since late hominids had a diet of shellfish ("coincidentally"
> abrasive) and were, in fact, primates, the "unlikeliness" goes
> out the window.

Wait a minute. Since when are shellfish an abrasive diet? I generally
shell my oysters, clams, mussels, etc. before I eat them. So do, for
example, sea otters. Do you think early hominids just munched them up

Steve Barnard