Re: why apes but no apemen?

Susan S. Chin (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 06:24:08 GMT

: (daniel hwang) wrote:
: >one creationist argument against evolution is this,

: >why do we have extent chimpanzees and gorillas but no
: >specimens of the australopithecus, parantropus, or homo genus?

: >any ideas?

Michelle Malkin ( wrote:
: Yeah. They died out when more advanced forms developed and either killed them,
: developed better methods of hunting or intermingled with them. Didn't you ask
: this same question last week?

: Michelle Malkin

Also, since we are descended from some lineages of Australopithecus and
Homo, the question of why aren't they around today is like asking why
one's ancestors are no longer living. Wouldn't make much sense if you put
it that way, would it?