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> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of email@example.com
> Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2008 5:16 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: re: QfF
> If those hairy, red-eyed, ape-big-toed, chimp-like muzzled
> monstrosities were supposed to be in the genus Homo (Homo
> heidelbergensis), then eeeeew.
> I think it's more realistic to say they just blew it. :-)
As Quest for Fire was made during the heyday of fossil hominid taxonomic
splitting (back when H. heidelbergensis and H. neandertalensis were "just
archaic Homo sapiens"), I think it is very unlikely that an H.
heidelbergensis identity was intended for the apemen.
I think they were just supposed to be "apemen" ("australopithecines sensu
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
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Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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