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Boskop Man - Why Did a Species of Hominid With 150 IQ's Go Extinct?
Who Was Boskop Man?
Story By: Cow Flipper
Who was the Boskop man? Was he a late Pleistocene southern African man of moderate stature with an enlarged cranium skull, a vertical forehead, an orthognathous face, and large brain? He has been described as a separate species (Homo capensis) but now commonly regarded as an early strain of Homo sapiens (Modern Humans) which are a ancestors of modern Bushmen. The Boskop it seems were an ancestral species of modern human being discovered by two A farmers while digging a drainage ditch in 1913 in South Africa. There are skulls from Boskop which show that their craniums were a bit larger than modern humans with their cranial capacity volume being 1800 ml. There is evidence that shows that these larger skulls were taken from a varied sample of many different skulls of different sizes and were called "Boskopoids". But that it is not evident that there was an actual race of these large cranium carrying humanoids.
But lets digress a bit. Imagine an ancient race of humans with larger heads than our own. Their head shape would make them almost look like small toddler like children as their craniums would dwarf their facial features. They would more than likely be more intelligent than humans considering their preferential lobes would be larger than a modern humans experts also say that their average IQ's would have been over 150. Is it possible that Boskops lived with and among modern humans but that they died off as a result their intellect. How does that work you may ask, well in a world where brawn verses brain means life or death the Boskops may have been the loser to brawn. The lesser mentally developed modern men may have been able to adapt to their environment better than the Boskopians. Perhaps the Boskops spent most of their time in pursuit of intellectual insights and not enough time reproducing like their less intelligent but highly sexual cousins. It is an idea that with the fossil record can still be debated about. None the less it is an interesting thing to ponder.
But before we set this topic on the to be continues following further evidence track...
What if the Grey alien beings people claim to see are the modern day kin of the Boskopians? What if they being so intelligent developed technology and left for the heavens, went into the earth, built bases under the oceans, or built star gates and worm holes to other places and universes? Could it be that what people think are aliens are just the re-visitation of the Boskopians? Our ancient cousins but now far far evolved beyond our understanding? It's a thought to ponder. Thanks for visiting and please read my other articles.