Re: Culture as learned behavior

Cecilia Maria B Sardenberg (cecisard@SUNRNP.UFBA.BR)
Wed, 2 Feb 1994 14:42:42 -0200

On Tue, 1 Feb 1994, Jackson M Roper wrote:

> I'm not sure I understand what you mean when you say that humans are the
> only species able to change its niche. Remember Darwin's Finches?
> Perhaps you weren't refering to an evolutionary sence -- But many examples
> of species introduced into new niches shows that this is possible.
> Perhaps you could clarify for me how humans do it and NO other species
> does. J.M. Roper

How about "humans are the only species that DESTROY its niche" ?

Cecilia Sardenberg