The Scars of Evolution

David Beorn dbeorn at freenet.vcu.edu
Tue Jul 23 15:46:03 EST 1996


On 16 Jul 1996, IMacduff wrote:

> Date: 16 JUL 1996 00:28:47 -0400 
> From: IMacduff <imacduff at aol.com>
> Newgroups: bionet.molbio.evolution
> 
> I am curious what others opinions are of the recent book 'The Scars of
> Evolution' by Elaine Morgan and Oxford University Press.  The book
> proposes that humans in our evolutionary past may have gone through an
> aquatic stage after our seperation from the other apes, which might
> explain the many characteristics that we share with aquatic mammals but
> not our cousins the apes.  It was fascinating reading.

Like what characteristics??
 
> I am particularly interested in how it is being received by biologists and
> anthropologists etc.
> 
> imacduff at aol.com

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