[thechat] Fried Twinkies.

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Wed Oct 16 10:21:00 CDT 2002

On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, Plunkett, Matt wrote:

> Your evidence was based on the fact that one part of the human digestive
> system does not resemble that of either herbivores or carnivores.  Humans
> are not herbivores or carnivores.  So, what about omnivores?  Where is the
> evidence that we are in fact frugivorous?

What's the comparison on anatomy between humans and bears (the obviousl
other omnivores)?

Also, what's the evolutionary development of human digestion? For a *long*
time it was hunter/gatherer - generally much fat/protein richer than
today - until the Agrarian revolution.


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