Re: DISCOVER/Neanderthal/Homo Sap.

Gerrit Hanenburg (
Sun, 3 Sep 1995 17:31:46 GMT (H. M. Hubey) wrote:

> (Gerrit Hanenburg) writes:

>>most likely to be preserved in the fossil record.The differences in
>>skeletal anatomy between Neanderthals and modern humans (e.g.Cro-Magnon)
>>are remarkable,in particular the skull.On this basis we have some reason to
>>belief that they were different species.

>Are these differences as large as the differences between, say
>a dachshund and an Afghan Hound, or between a bulldog and a
>Kangal, or a chiuaua and a Great Dane ?

Are you suggesting we should compare the differences between Neanderthals and
modern humans with those between the different breeds of the highly
*artificially* selected domestic dog?Give me a break,Hubey!