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11-18-2016 3:53 PM


Cardiff Giant
The modern myth of a race of giants can usually be traced back to the PT Barnum marketed hoax called the Cardiff Giant:

http://hoaxes.org/archive/permalink/the_cardiff_giant

As others have mentioned, tall humans do not a separate species make, just as humans with achondroplasia do not a separate human species make.


  
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