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Author Topic:   Is There Any Genetic Or Morphological Criterion For "Kind"?
RickJB
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Message 14 of 40 (352453)
09-26-2006 6:44 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by Faith
09-26-2006 6:27 AM


Faith writes:

Expect it eventually will be defined genetically.

I won't be holding my breath....;)


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Message 15 of 40 (352455)
09-26-2006 7:01 PM
Reply to: Message 12 by mjfloresta
09-26-2006 5:52 PM


mjf writes:

Jackals and wolves may be able to interbeed, lions and lynx may be able to interbreed, but no one to my knowledge would call or even think of these organisms as belonging to the same species..

What if a human/chimp hybrid was possible?

Would that make us both the same "kind"?

Edited by RickJB, : No reason given.


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Message 20 of 40 (352577)
09-27-2006 6:59 AM
Reply to: Message 19 by Dr Adequate
09-27-2006 5:32 AM


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