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Author Topic: Freediving - Spleen Evolution  (Read 643 times)

Offline Duckfoot

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Offline Tez

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Re: Freediving - Spleen Evolution
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2018, 08:09:39 AM »
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-diving-evolution-spleen/558359/

That's funny...someone else posted a similar article 20 minutes ago, and my mom just texted me a third version of the same story.  The Bajau are getting some hype today ;D

Offline dank

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Re: Freediving - Spleen Evolution
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2018, 08:52:07 AM »
I just posted a reply in another thread about this research. It's some really interesting stuff that I particularly love since it tells us a story about our evolutionary predilection toward freediving for food.

 

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