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tnbt
Saturday, February 22nd, 2003, 11:18 PM
Why does it go from brownish in the artic to pale yellow in China/Korea/Japan then against to brownish in Southeast Asia?

Were the original mongoloid types brownish?

Tore
Sunday, February 23rd, 2003, 02:11 AM
The Inuit have retained their darker pigmentation due to the steady supply of Vitamin D they receive from a staple diet of fish.

The North-East Asians are lighter than their southern neighbours probably due to the fact that a higher latitude demands a lighter skin tone to acquire the vitamin D necessary

Razmig
Friday, March 5th, 2004, 12:40 AM
there is no designated skin colour to the "original mongols", because is only a mongoloid now, and the skin colours that they have evolved into