An intense scientific debate has ignited around a quiet but extraordinary family living in rural Turkey-a family with five adults who walk on all fours. Since bipedalism has long been considered one of the defining characteristics of modern humans, such a discovery raises fascinating questions about genetics, society, and the evolutionary history of our species. Is this the anthropological find of the millennium, or simply a unique medical case? NOVA sets out to unravel the controversy and meet the individuals who have captured the imagination of scientists around the world.
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LOL This has nothing to do with evolution. It has EVERYTHING to do with inbreeding.
I would just like to say that I am currently living in Yemen and have since numerous different people from different families in Sanaa walking on their hands as well.
How come they never asked the family if they are in pain?
You can watch the whole thing here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v…
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It does not prove “evolution” it just means they have a disorder and cant or will not stand up
broken. only 2 min
You can watch the whole thing here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jwiz-yhLpT0
where is the rest of the story?
Yeah I only got the first 2 mins of the intro and nothing else. Broken
theres only one part and its 10 minuets long?
fucking mongol turks evolving backwards