Orang-Outang or Homo Sylvestris: Ape-Men Before Darwin

09 Oct, 202028:20

It is evident that beliefs stemming from antiquity regarding the existence of mythical creatures continued into the early modern period, despite clear statements of caution from Augustine. Popular superstition and mythology filtered into the minds of many academics when faced with new, but limited numbers of primate specimens from Africa and Asia.

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Original article: Orang-Outang or Homo Sylvestris: Ape-Men Before Darwin
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The Aquatic Ape Theory: challenge to the orthodox theory of human evolution
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