Re: AAT Theory

Alex Duncan (
6 Sep 1995 21:14:28 GMT

In article <42hkjp$> Tom Clarke, writes:

>Too bad some AAH advocate did not make the statement prior to
>the discovery of Lucy (which could have been made):
>"Any fossil hominid found of an age of about 4 million years will
>be fully bipedal." Before lucy the conventional wisdom was that
>4 million year old fossils would be tranitionally bipedal.
>Such a prediction would thus have been very powerful evidence for
>the AAH.

Too bad Lucy isn't "fully bipedal."

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