Neptune: The Universality of Answers

Elaine Morgan, anthropologist, theorizes that at some point in our history we may have been island exiles. Isolated after a great flood, we might have diverged from other primates into semi-aquatic mammals who slept on land but spent most of our days wading or swimming. They point to our loss of body hair; salty tears; layer of subcutaneous fat (something shared by warm blooded creatures from ducks to dolphins, but not chimpanzees); flexible spine; streamlined body; seal at the back of the nose, to keep water out of the lungs….