The story and reasoning behind this picture was a hoax used to push a very very wrong view of evolution. But, the story behind the fake story may not be a hoax at all, even if unrelated to this picture and subsequent story. Confused? Before we get back to it, the two skulls in the other picture are real fossils of two pleistocene species of man size monkeys called protopithecus and capoira bambuiorum.
The leading expert on these two species is anthropologist Walter Hartwig, a man I studied under at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Read More