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Hi Robert,

You said:

"If the rest of the world was populated from Australian Aboriginals then surely the would need to have been a pre-human primate (or any primate) on the Australian continent from which to evolve from. If not - then how did the Australian Aboriginals get here?"

I am very sure I tackled this point in the AOM thread but do not mind repeating this important point. At no stage did I claim the entire course of human evolution played out in Australia, it remains very well established that the early hominins appeared first in Africa and then Eurasia. The first material evidence of hominins reaching the Australasian region (East of the Wallace Line) is shortly before one million years ago, this also matches well with a genetic bottleneck event (dated approx 1.2Mya but between 1.5 - 0.9Mya) which would be expected in this model. I see no evidence of hominins or primates in the region prior to that time and have never argued for anything other than potentially we should consider the hypothesis that Homo sapiens evolved in Australasia. Any hominin that crosses the Wallace Line will inevitably reach Australia, that is not something I came up with but the uttering of a number of academics and we can certainly see why that should be the case.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 23-Feb-18 00:08 by Bruce R. Fenton.

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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 355 Bruce R. Fenton 09-Jun-17 02:19
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution -- thank you 302 SallyA 09-Jun-17 03:47
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 280 Bruce R. Fenton 12-Jun-17 09:26
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 360 SallyA 16-Jun-17 23:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 343 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-17 09:44
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 271 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 11:04
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Re: Proto-sumerian ... Ukraine ... a bit late for into Africa I fear, probably mis-posted 384 SallyA 19-Jun-17 03:00
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Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 188 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-17 04:37
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 455 Bruce R. Fenton 28-Jun-17 04:41
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Focus 283 drrayeye 21-Jun-17 07:30
Re: Focus 324 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 10:26
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