Re: Neanderthals and art

Brian D Williams (
Wed, 23 Jul 1997 06:36:43 -0700 (PDT)


>Irish deer, whose horns got so large they drove themselves into
>extinction, are an example.

Irish elk are extinct because they were hunted to extinction.

I remember reading that the Basque people have genetic markers
unlike any other known group of H. Sapiens. Since they occupy a
geograpic area that was a former Neanderthal stronghold maybe that
fact deserves a second look.