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Re: Dinosaur TV Week

>Sunday, February 20
>Discovery Channel, 9:30am
>Bonehead Detectives of the Paleoworld
>Kid's show about paleontology.  This episode: "Mystery
>of the Neanderthals."  Early humans are apparently
>highly "mysterious."

Sarcasm?  Anyway, I understand that there is still some debate about the proper 
scientific name for these guys.  Are they _Homo sapiens neanderthal_, or are 
they _Homo neanderthal_?  There are some unusual skull features that make it 
hard to shoehorn them into our species.  At the same time, there are plenty of 
similarities that prevent banishment into it's own group.

Back to dinosaurs.

Rob Meyerson

What could possibly go wrong?