If there were real paleontology happening anymore in academe, the Paracas skulls could easily be the hottest story in that field.
At an earthquake-damaged museum currently closed to the public in an undisclosed location in Peru, LA Marzulli and his team demonstrate how the Paracas skulls are very unlike those of Homo Sapiens, in so many ways. Besides NOT possessing a sagittal suture, which in humans separates the occipital bones of the skull into two, the occipital bone is just one big piece in the Paracas skulls. We’re also shown here that in the Paracas skulls, the foramen magnum, which is the hole at the base of the skull, where the spine connects, it is located at the very back of the occipital plate, whereas in human skulls, the foramen magnum is located toward the center of the base of the skull.
Add to this, that the Paracas’ average brain capacity is 25% larger than that of humans, that the bone density is much greater, that the eye sockets are much bigger, that the cheekbones and teeth are much more robust – and that initial DNA results of the Paracas skulls contain genetics not found in any other species on Earth…you’d think paleontologists from all over the world would be knocking each other over to study these skulls – but no.
What’s up with that?