Re: Neanderthals...

Bearcat (
Tue, 19 Sep 1995 03:32:39 GMT

Richard Spear ( wrote:
: (Bearcat) wrote:

: >Alex Duncan ( wrote:

: >: Where'd you get 2 Myr? Most of the evidence I'm aware of suggest
: >: possible separation by 300 kyr, or perhaps a little older, depending on
: >: how old you think Petralona might be.

: >She's talking about Homo erectus, not modern humans.

: That's still too long, I think. Erectus is about 1mya, yes?

I guess there was some evidence found in Asia, I think, that
pushed it back to 1.9mya. I don't have the cite handy, sorry.

- Bearcat