Re: asa-digest V1 #676

John W. Burgeson (
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 09:57:17 -0700

Eduardo G. Moros wrote: "Since Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side
IT IS POSSIBLE that humans were the ones who buried the hominids.
Following your line of thinking from modern times to the ancient past I
may add that, (hypothesizing here) since I certainly see humans burying
their beloved pets today in ritualistics ways, I see no reason why
ancient humans did not do the same with their domesticated and beloved

As Brian Harper noted on the EVOLUTION LISTSERV, every once in awhile I
get a new idea I'd not thought of before!

Like the current Doonesbury strip -- could be!