Chimpanzee and human ancestors may have interbred

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by james_bond_3rd, May 18, 2006.

  1. http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060515/full/060515-10.html

    "The divorce period between the two species, the data suggest, could have lasted a million years."

    ...

    "For some reason, human-like fossils far outnumber chimpanzee-like ones in the fossil record, making it difficult to see exactly who was sleeping with whom at the time."
     
  2. Choad

    Choad

    Hmmmm, this explains a lot.

    Some around here, myself included, must be from that branch of the "family"! :p
     
  3. ...but were unable to smoke a cigarrette afterwards
     
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  5. EQT, were I unfamiliar with your political opinions, I'd have no idea what the above graph is supposed to represent.

    ...But since I already know you're a racist, I figured it out in seconds.