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Originally posted by ignant
maybe an ape somehow was hybridized with dolphins?
the chromosome pairs and amphibious features u mentioned would be great giveaways..
So contrary to the AAT/H claim, humans are not the only non-aquatic mammal which can hold its breath. Various monkeys, for instance, can and do hold their breath, and so do dogs. (Another common and related AAT/H claim is that non-aquatic animals have no control over their vocalizations, which should also surprise any dog owner.) Lin (1982) reported on bradycardia studies with dogs, using dogs which showed an ability to hold their breath. ("Breath-hold Diving in Terrestrial Mammals" by Yu-Chong Lin (Department of Physiology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii). In Exercise and Sport Sciences Review, 1982, vol. 10, pp. 270-307.) By the way, seals and whales don't hold their breath when they dive; they store oxygen in their blood, and actually expel the air from their lungs as they dive. This system -- radically different from humans -- is used by pinnipeds and cetaceans.
Originally posted by steveknows
I guess there was too much evidence for debate. Perhaps I should have thrown in an alien or two.edit on 12-9-2011 by steveknows because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DisIllusioned PatRiot
Just saw the link in another thread....
Great info read the post and your link. I had never really heard of AAT before. Makes alot of sense to me. I guess no one posted on it. No need to if they cant argue against what you post.
Thanks S&F i'll have to do some of my own research