« on: July 28, 2005, 07:06:42 AM »
You're tricky, Julie Fern- I'll grant you that.
You attacked the detail of my statement, yet could not refute the substance.
You're absolutely right- I can't prove or disprove whether or not Goodall saw the cast. But considering her position, I find it hard to believe that she has not discoursed at length about the issue with those who have seen the cast firsthand. She is no fool; a person of her caliber does not just make "offhand comments" without thinking.
However, I'm still inclined to take her opinion over the existence of undiscovered hominids in North America over that of someone I don't know in an online discussion board. Does that make sense?
Lastly, the Skookum cast has been examined by several respected anthropologists, and they have all been convinced. Most impressive is the rather large Achille's tendon. If it is a hoax, in their words, it is a masterpiece. Also, several hairs were removed from the cast that have so far defied attempts at DNA identification.