Re: Neanderthals...

16 Sep 1995 02:51:06 GMT

Bearcat ( sez:
`pete (VINCENT@REG.TRIUMF.CA) wrote:
`: `I want to stress that I have no personal objection against either
`: `group as my distant forefathers. :)

`: Good thing. As a northern european, you are a prime candidate
`: for having a strong Neandertal component to your genetics.
`: (So am I: it would take some spectacular mutation to get
`: a nose the size of mine from an african ancestor in only
`: 6000 generations.)

`And how do you suggest the Native Americans came by theirs?

Good question. Probably the same place, though theirs aren't
nearly as extreme, even among the maya or eastern woodland,
at least as far as I have seen. Naturally, I'm just speculating
wildly, as usual...

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