In 1960, the marine biologist Sir Alister Hardy published a paper proposing what is now known as the Aquatic Ape Theory (ATT) about human evolution.
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The Aquatic Ape Theory
Abstract from an online book called Survive 2012.
Aquatic Ape Theory: Sink or Swim?
A critique of the aquatic ape theory, with examples refuting the basic premises of the theory.
Aquatic Man and African Eve
Two electronic books written by Denis Montgomery. The books may also be downloaded in PDF format.
The Repercussions of Aquatic Ape Theory
Article by Hugh Dower, an evolutionary philosopher, arguing that it is necessary for evolution theory to re-accept the transmission of acquired characteristics as a reality.
Promotes a variation on the aquatic ape theory that suggests humans evolved from two hominids that were adapted to a water-side habitat.
BBC Radio 4: The Waterside Ape
Sir David Attenborough presents two audio programs which examine evidence on the controversial theory of human origins moving towards to mainstream acceptance. (September 16, 2016)
Marc Verhaegen's papers in Human Evolution
Speculations in science symposium available to read online. [download requires social media login] (May 10, 2013)
Elaine Morgan: I Believe We Evolved from Aquatic Apes
Long-term aquatic ape hypothesis proponent Elaine Morgan giving a 17-minute video lecture on the topic at the Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conference. Includes viewers comments. (July 17, 2009)
The Evolution of Bipedalism and the Aquatic Ape Theory by Biskie
Blog on this subject, with readers' comments. (March 13, 2008)
Did Humans Descend from "Aquatic Apes"?
A Straight Dope column criticizing the aquatic ape hypothesis. (January 22, 2002)
Water and Human Evolution
Papers from a symposium at University Gent, Flanders, Belgium. (April 30, 1999)
Evolution, A Suitable Case for Treatment
A New Scientist article critical of the Aquatic Ape Theory. (January 19, 1991)
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