Spiders and chimps

John Grehan jrg13 at PSU.EDU
Sun Jul 7 22:40:39 CDT 2002

>Is not the conventional wisdom that human beings are never more than 5-10
>metres form a spider of one species or another at any time an place...
>and given that _Homo_ is less than 2% genetically removed from _Pan_,
>obviously there are some deep, deep pansynphylobiogeographic track
>implications here...

As Homo may be more closely related to orangutans than chimps perhaps the
implications are deeper than we generally think!

John Grehan

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