Theories needed on life

OLIVER SEELY OLIVER at calstate.bitnet
Sun Oct 21 12:21:17 EST 1990


I feel like I should rather look up the following question
in a book rather than to allow it to clutter up this molecular
evolution list, but maybe someone can settle it for me in
short order.

It has been my assumption all along that humans and chimps cannot
mate.  Am I wrong?  Surely with all of the human promiscuity
during the last half-million years, the products of those
unions would have proliferated.  Come to think of it I
have friends who seem always to make monkeys out of themselves.

Hey, while you're at it, how many pairs of chromosomes do
chimps, gorillas and baboons have?

Oliver.




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