Re: EVOLUTION: The Aquatic Ape

Crosby_M (
Fri, 17 Jan 1997 19:14:46 -0500

Kathryn suggested I might have
< created a false dichotomy here. The aquatic theory meshes quite
nicely with other theories if you establish a chronology that states
that we started out in the trees, moved to the shoreline, and then to
the open plains. If we had moved directly from the trees to the
savannah, the physical changes previously discussed may not have taken

You could be right. I don't know enough about the Aquatic Ape theory
and was even going to suggest some sort of hybrid theory but didn't.
I was just questioning why the savannah scenario couldn't account for