Homo floresciensis culture

John Grehan jgrehan at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG
Wed Nov 10 12:04:51 CST 2004


Ha! Another mystery solved!

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> Recall that Homo floresiensis coexisted with Homo sapiens.   The
latter
> were the barbers.  The former were mere customers.
> 
> 
> Michael W. Palmer
> Botany Dept. OSU
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> John Grehan <jgrehan at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG>
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> If one looks at the artistic 'reconstruction' of Homo floresiensis at:
> 
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>
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/10/1027_041027_homo_floresi
> ensis.html
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> 
> You can see that the ability to cut hair and trim beards appears to be
> an attribute of this species.
> 
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> John Grehan
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