Saturday, February 28, 2009

Stop tracking mud in here!

Prints Show a Modern Foot in Prehumans

In a recent comment to this blog, in regards to a post about fossils, Riverwolf asked:

"I realize there are exceptions, but i was discussing this with a friend about how some Christians say these "discoveries" are all lies mention to destroy belief in God. What? Like, someone has enough money to go around creating fake bones and burying them??..."

Dammit! He's onto me! Yes, I fess-up. I'm the one who's been doing it. I hope Riverwolf and all you other lost/dammed souls appreciate my last effort:

...Footprints uncovered in Kenya show that as early as 1.5 million years ago an ancestral species, almost certainly Homo erectus, had already evolved the feet and walking gait of modern humans...An international team of scientists, in a report on Friday in the journal Science, said the well-defined prints in an eroding bluff east of Lake Turkana “provided the oldest evidence of an essentially modern humanlike foot anatomy.” They said the find also added to evidence that painted a picture of Homo erectus as the prehumans who took long evolutionary strides — figuratively and, now it seems, also literally...

OK, that's enough stomping around in the Antediluvian mud right now, I gotta go wash my feet...

2 comments:

Hibiscus Moon said...

Those who say that discoveries like these are hoaxes frustrate me to no end! Its absolutley perposterous. I don't they realize how ridiculous that story of their sounds.

Riverwolf, said...

So how was Kenya? *snicker*