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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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The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 3524 Bruce R. Fenton 01-Jun-17 11:19
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 589 Susan Doris 02-Jun-17 05:45
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 511 Bruce R. Fenton 02-Jun-17 06:56
Related threads on GHMB 516 drrayeye 02-Jun-17 17:06
Re: Related threads on GHMB 381 Bruce R. Fenton 03-Jun-17 10:19
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 391 Bruce R. Fenton 06-Jun-17 04:03
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 431 SallyA 07-Jun-17 02:28
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 345 Bruce R. Fenton 07-Jun-17 04:40
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 514 Thanos5150 06-Jun-17 14:29
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 401 Bruce R. Fenton 07-Jun-17 05:47
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution ..-_-.. question one 367 Bruce R. Fenton 08-Jun-17 04:37
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 351 Thanos5150 07-Jun-17 16:15
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 452 Thanos5150 07-Jun-17 19:38
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 435 Bruce R. Fenton 08-Jun-17 03:20
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 326 Bruce R. Fenton 07-Jun-17 05:33
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 477 Thanos5150 07-Jun-17 16:08
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 377 SallyA 08-Jun-17 05:17
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 411 Bruce R. Fenton 09-Jun-17 02:19
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution -- thank you 353 SallyA 09-Jun-17 03:47
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 461 Thanos5150 11-Jun-17 16:13
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 321 Bruce R. Fenton 12-Jun-17 09:26
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 340 Bruce R. Fenton 09-Jun-17 02:03
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 419 Thanos5150 09-Jun-17 23:54
OOA strikes back - the sequel 427 laughin 08-Jun-17 13:09
Re: OOA strikes back - the sequel 375 Bruce R. Fenton 08-Jun-17 15:37
Re: OOA strikes back - the sequel 373 Thanos5150 08-Jun-17 17:23
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 364 Robert Jameson 11-Jun-17 06:13
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 360 Bruce R. Fenton 11-Jun-17 11:46
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Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 376 Robert Jameson 12-Jun-17 13:32
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 416 Bruce R. Fenton 12-Jun-17 09:19
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 339 Robert Jameson 12-Jun-17 12:40
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 399 Susan Doris 14-Jun-17 05:02
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 393 Robert Jameson 14-Jun-17 05:45
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 405 michael seabrook 13-Jun-17 22:09
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 418 Robert Jameson 13-Jun-17 00:51
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 342 SallyA 13-Jun-17 01:03
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 328 Robert Jameson 13-Jun-17 02:44
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution. -- off topic .. senmutt tomb. .. Giza hosts an inland sea 451 SallyA 13-Jun-17 02:59
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution. -- off topic .. senmutt tomb 314 Robert Jameson 13-Jun-17 03:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution. -- off topic .. senmutt tomb 365 SallyA 13-Jun-17 04:04
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 390 Thanos5150 14-Jun-17 15:55
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 446 Robert Jameson 14-Jun-17 17:54
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 336 michael seabrook 16-Jun-17 21:03
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 345 Robert Jameson 16-Jun-17 22:47
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 405 SallyA 16-Jun-17 23:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution Excellent and ... 399 Robert Jameson 17-Jun-17 09:44
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 327 Susan Doris 17-Jun-17 14:17
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 381 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 02:43
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 349 Susan Doris 18-Jun-17 09:24
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 395 Bruce R. Fenton 18-Jun-17 11:04
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 375 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 11:14
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 318 Robert Jameson 18-Jun-17 11:04
Unfair diversion 241 drrayeye 18-Jun-17 21:35
Re: Proto-sumerian ... Ukraine ... a bit late for into Africa I fear, probably mis-posted 456 SallyA 19-Jun-17 03:00
Re: Unfair diversion 417 Susan Doris 19-Jun-17 05:20
Unfair diversion for sure 329 drrayeye 19-Jun-17 05:47
Re: Unfair diversion for sure 372 Susan Doris 20-Jun-17 04:56
Robert's challenge 368 drrayeye 20-Jun-17 07:24
Re: Robert's challenge 317 Robert Jameson 26-Jun-17 11:17
Tangential 328 drrayeye 27-Jun-17 05:03
Re: Tangential 325 Robert Jameson 27-Jun-17 06:12
Wrong board 340 drrayeye 27-Jun-17 06:38
Re: Wrong board 305 Robert Jameson 27-Jun-17 08:03
Re: Tangential 308 Eddie Larry 27-Jun-17 15:59
Re:Susan, do you know of a time line? 341 SallyA 19-Jun-17 17:48
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Re: Unfair diversion 396 Robert Jameson 19-Jun-17 23:14
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Re: Unfair diversion 387 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-17 10:19
kicking a dead horse 352 drrayeye 20-Jun-17 14:36
Re: kicking a dead horse 249 Robert Jameson 20-Jun-17 23:49
Staying on topic 324 drrayeye 21-Jun-17 01:15
Re: Unfair diversion 318 Thanos5150 20-Jun-17 15:24
Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 258 SallyA 20-Jun-17 15:59
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 247 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 10:21
Interesting 318 drrayeye 27-Jun-17 06:50
Re: Interesting 218 Bruce R. Fenton 27-Jun-17 22:32
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 226 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-17 04:37
Re: Hominids vs Homo. most obvious difference -- thumbs on feet 497 Bruce R. Fenton 28-Jun-17 04:41
Re: Unfair diversion 284 drrayeye 20-Jun-17 15:59
Off Topic: re: factors which alter .. Earth's shields don't block cygnets ... nor neutrinos, ... 263 SallyA 20-Jun-17 21:13
Re: Unfair diversion 245 SallyA 21-Jun-17 01:37
Focus 324 drrayeye 21-Jun-17 07:30
Re: Focus 367 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 10:26
Re: Focus 317 Susan Doris 26-Jun-17 16:51
Re: Focus... ah, my bad ... 209 SallyA 11-Feb-18 19:40
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 370 Bruce R. Fenton 17-Jun-17 12:12
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 336 Robert Jameson 26-Jun-17 06:32
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 313 Bruce R. Fenton 26-Jun-17 11:57
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 433 Robert Jameson 26-Jun-17 13:59
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 161 lalbee 16-Feb-18 13:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 139 lalbee 17-Feb-18 02:25
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 152 Bruce R. Fenton 17-Feb-18 04:13
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 142 lalbee 17-Feb-18 05:56
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 160 Bruce R. Fenton 17-Feb-18 06:27
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 206 lalbee 18-Feb-18 15:17
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 143 drrayeye 21-Feb-18 13:48
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 142 lalbee 22-Feb-18 16:45
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 132 Robert Jameson 22-Feb-18 19:39
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 371 Bruce R. Fenton 22-Feb-18 23:07
Re: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution 134 Bruce R. Fenton 22-Feb-18 23:00


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