Re: Aquatic ape theory

Phil Nicholls (
Mon, 25 Sep 1995 04:35:04 GMT (Bryce Harrington) graced us with the following

>AAT says that hominids became bipedal as a result of wading or swimming
>behavior. But what if the hominid was already at least partially bipedal
>when it became aquatic?

>I'm not an anthropologist, or anything close, but I am convinced that
>there are certain human traits (hairlessness and the nose, principly)
>which are very poorly explained (if at all) by other theories. What if
>the "biggie" adaptations occurred in non-aquatic environments, but many
>of the minor ones originated in the water?

What if far of in space cosmic bunnies control our fate?

Phil Nicholls
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