A NATURALIST'S WANDERINGS
ness of the sacrum. The index also obtained by comparison of the upper and lower limbs with each other is 70 (the latter being taken as 100). This high index shows an approximation in the proportions of the limbs of the Kubus to those of the anthropoid apes, and indicates that the length of the upper limb is considerably greater in proportion than that of the lower as compared to what obtains in Europeans. In the Negro and the Andamanese, on the other hand, the upper limb is proportionately to the lower shorter than in Europeans.
a Unfortunately the number of Kubu skulls obtained is not
A KUBU MAX, AND WOMAN, SKETCHED IN THE VILLAGE OF SURULANGUN.
sufficiently large to justify very definite statements regarding them, though I think sufficient to answer one question which presents itself to us for solution, namely, as to what race the Kubus are allieda whether they possess Negrito or Malayan affinities. The character of the hair, the form of the nose, the various characters of the skull, and the proportion of the limb-bones show that they cannot have any near affinity to the Negrito race found in various parts of the Indo-Malayan Archipelago, but that they are decidedly Malays, and therefore Mongoloid. The high nasi-malar angle, the high and broad