Quote: Hominid Bones

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“A five million year old piece of bone that was thought to be the collarbone of a human like creature is actually part of a dolphin rib…The problem with a lot of anthropologists is that they want so much to find a hominid that any scrap of bone becomes a hominid bone.”

Tim White (anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley). As quoted by Ian Anderson in New Scientist, April 28, 1983, p.199.