[ExI] china's babies

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 01:02:21 UTC 2021

On May 31, 2021, at 5:47 PM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Everybody has gills.  They are vestiges, like appendixes.  They are more prominent at one embryonic stage.  Of course they close and we can't see them. 

Not exactly gills but gill arches in human embryos.

> Similarly, a rare case of a baby born with a tail tells us that we are descended from apes that had tails.   "Well, I'll be a monkey's uncle!"  No, you'll be an ape's cousin.  bill w

Actually, apes are tailless, but the ape clade evolved from a clade with tails. Just have to push it back another branch or two of the evolutionary tree. ;)


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