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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 ..-_-.. question one 283 Bruce R. Fenton 08-Jun-17 04:37
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 335 Thanos5150 07-Jun-17 19:38
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 334 Bruce R. Fenton 08-Jun-17 03:20
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 262 Bruce R. Fenton 07-Jun-17 05:33
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 324 Thanos5150 07-Jun-17 16:08
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 309 Bruce R. Fenton 09-Jun-17 02:19
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution -- thank you 265 SallyA 09-Jun-17 03:47
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 241 Bruce R. Fenton 12-Jun-17 09:26
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution. -- off topic .. senmutt tomb 236 Robert Jameson 13-Jun-17 03:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution. -- off topic .. senmutt tomb 281 SallyA 13-Jun-17 04:04
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 325 SallyA 16-Jun-17 23:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 288 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-17 09:44
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 294 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 02:43
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 306 Bruce R. Fenton 18-Jun-17 11:04
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 293 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 11:14
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 240 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 317 SallyA 19-Jun-17 03:00
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Robert's challenge 263 drrayeye 20-Jun-17 07:24
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Wrong board 259 drrayeye 27-Jun-17 06:38
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Re: Interesting 155 Bruce R. Fenton 27-Jun-17 22:32
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 163 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-17 04:37
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 417 Bruce R. Fenton 28-Jun-17 04:41
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Re: Unfair diversion 179 SallyA 21-Jun-17 01:37
Focus 245 drrayeye 21-Jun-17 07:30
Re: Focus 279 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 10:26
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Re: Focus... ah, my bad ... 128 SallyA 11-Feb-18 19:40
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 289 Bruce R. Fenton 17-Jun-17 12:12
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 251 Robert Jameson 26-Jun-17 06:32
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 229 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 11:57
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 323 Robert Jameson 26-Jun-17 13:59
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 90 Bruce R. Fenton 17-Feb-18 04:13
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