The primordial air is conceived as animated.
Another still later myth, which occurs in the epic poems, makes Brahma be born from a lotus which grew out of the navel of the god Vishnu whilst floating on the primordial waters.
The notion that all the kinds of animals and plants may have come into existence by the growth and modification of primordial germs is as old as speculative thought; but the modern scientific form of the doctrine can be traced historically to the influence of several converging lines of philosophical speculation and of physical observation, none of which go further back than the 17th century.
Their myths are inhabited by the lusty trickster Coyote, and other primordial zoomorphic demigods.
Overall, the primordial Thai mandibular third molar had higher calcium contents in all layers in comparison to the degenerative Japanese.