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Unformatted text preview: The third theory is Partial Replacement; this is more like the middle idea. This talks about that some humans evolved in Africa and other also evolved in other regions but neither completely replaced the other, as the first theory suggests. Today we have found many new fossils that do not support the second theory, like fossil find in Ethiopia. Although we have ruled out the second theory we have not ruled out the other two, the first one would be very hard t prove because humans do what humans do, and that is mate. Therefore, if two different groups of humans met most likely they would have interbred, now if they produced viable offspring we do not know. We can safely assume that some interbreeding took place but fossils show us that very little if any did take place. I want to be alive when we do find the missing link it would be an extraordinary discovery and it would help answer a lot of questions that I and I am sure many others have as well....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course ANT 201 taught by Professor Antes during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08