Can Two Species Become One?

From: Dick Fischer (
Date: Sun Jun 03 2001 - 10:29:34 EDT

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    There is an article in Science News today about tracking patterns of
    evolution by analyzing the "skeletons of long-dead toddlers." This
    statement I find curious:

             "Both Homo antecessor and Homo heidelbergensis shared
             with modern humans a prolonged pattern of dental maturation,"
             Bermudez de Castro says. This suggests that both species
             were direct ancestors of H. sapiens, in his opinion.

    The article is at:

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