7.10.2009

Who Killed the Big, Bad Werewolf?


According to Science Daily, Charles Darwin did:

From the late 19th century onwards, stories of werewolf encounters tailed away significantly, says [Brian] Regal. “The spread of the idea of evolution helped kill off the werewolf because a canid-human hybrid makes no sense from an evolutionary point of view,” he says. “The ape-human hybrid, however, is not only evolutionarily acceptable, it is the basis of human evolution.”

Thanks to Bob Powers for the tip!

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