Homo floresciensis culture

Michael W Palmer carex at OKSTATE.EDU
Wed Nov 10 10:14:08 CST 2004


Recall that Homo floresiensis coexisted with Homo sapiens.   The latter
were the barbers.  The former were mere customers.


Michael W. Palmer
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John Grehan <jgrehan at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG>
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11/09/2004 05:01 PM
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If one looks at the artistic 'reconstruction' of Homo floresiensis at:



http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/10/1027_041027_homo_floresi
ensis.html



You can see that the ability to cut hair and trim beards appears to be
an attribute of this species.



John Grehan



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