Re: DISCOVER/Neanderthal/Homo Sap.

Peggy Hall (
5 Sep 1995 07:55:39 GMT

H. M. Hubey ( wrote:
: (Peggy Hall) writes:

: >: disagree and argue that Neadertals did evolve into modern humans.

: >It is fairly well-established that Neanderthals did not evolve into
: >modern humans.

: Where is that established. How about Trinkhous and Woloff[sp?]?

It has been established through dentition. Neanderthals had some
peculiar characteristics which do not show up in other species. there is
also no evidence of mixing using dentition that I'm aware of.

: now so many bones have been found, some of them not clearly
: showing either Neanderthal or modern characteristics but
: displaying what are seen as "transition" characteristics, it
: is thought that there was mixing. So, we have bones which range
: from the modern to the Neanderthal, a spectrum which shows that
: they all belonged to the same species.

What bones ? Where ? How about the dentition ?