An extraordinary family who walk on all fours are being hailed as the
breakthrough discovery which could shed light on the moment Man first stood
Scientists believe that the five brothers and sisters found in
Turkey could hold unique insights into human evolution.
Yeah, unique insight into generations of in-breeding maybe.
Researchers have found a genetic condition which accounts for their
The genetic condition seems eerily similar to the "marry-your-sister gene" found in certain "hill people" of the south.
The five are all mentally retarded. Their mother and father, who are closely
related are believed to have handed down a unique combination of genes which
result in the behaviour.
Ahh, there it is. It's not that they are a "missing link" so much as they are just missing... something. With any luck, they can end up in the Jim Rose circus and be exploited, er, "used" to their full potential.