Science: Where Is the Peking Man?

The Chinese Communists have already accused the U.S. of abducting one of the world's two oldest relics of human existence : Peking man (Sinanthropus pekinensis}, whose 250,000-year-old remains* were first unearthed near Peking in 1929 by Chinese Anthropologist W. C. Pei. Dr. Pei, apparently a Red convert, claimed in 1951 that the Japanese had heisted the bones during World War II, and (worse yet) that U.S. "agents" had snatched them from Japan after V-J day.

Last week, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Dr. Pei's discovery, the Peking radio announced that Communist scientists had uncovered pieces of Peking man in Shansi province. Now...

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