posted on Nov, 20 2003 @ 05:04 PM
I'm just curious...has anyone else entertained the idea that humans weren't the first of Earth's species to develop an (relatively) advanced
We've been here for about 100,000 years, and we've left a pretty big mark on the environment. It only took us about 5-6 million years, total, to
evolve from the ancestors we share with other primates (plz correct if wrong!)
Now, other organisms, such as the dinosaurs, spent hundreds of millions of years on earth, and came in an incredibly diverse number of species. Isn't
it possible that at some point, some dinosaur, with a large brain and small body ( www.bbc.co.uk...
could have developed a crude set of tools, if nothing else? Would evidence of a prehuman culutre even survive? If it did, would we recognize it? All
opinions are welcome.