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Why do Middle Eastern people have fuller features than Europeans when they’re both Caucasian?

Middle eastern people in general have full lips, thicker hair, distinct dark eyes and hair, and naturally tan skin. Especially the women, they always have nice full lips and curvy bodies. European people on the other hand are mostly pale, have thin lips, and colored hair and eyes (meaning they lack melanin). But why do they lack the features Middle Easterners have if they all came from the Caucusus mountain region? They’re all caucasoid people meaning non-African or Mongoloid so it’s mind-boggling how they differ so much in genetics. The only Europeans who slightly resemble Middle Easterners are Spaniards and southern Italians, and that’s likely due to Arabs conquering and ruling that part of southern Europe for some 700 years.

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  • 10 months ago

    because there is a genetic distance between middle easterners and europeans. they're not genetically identical to eachother.. middle easterners dont come from the european celtic, germanic and slavic tribes.

  • 10 months ago

    The answer to your question is simple:  Isolation of distant villages from each other leading to interbreeding among large but restricted populations; and laws of heredity.

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    Occidental,not Caucasian. And, I know of several Arabs that have blond hair & blue eyes. To the Islamic eye, other races are beautiful & accepted. That accounts for the darker skin, hair & eyes. What you write of is variety, wholly acceptable to God.

  • 10 months ago

    Como se ve que conoces muy poco de mujeres con el tiempo aprenderás 

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  • This is because of the strong sunlight in the Middle East

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    Middle eastern people live in a warm invorment and they get alot of sun so they are darker and it has something do with there choromosones. 

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    because you are too fond of stereotypes.

    The hypothesis that humans come in "races" and that "caucasian" is one of them has been proven wrong by all research into human genetics done after WW2.  People look different from eachother because they inherited different mutations from different ancestors.

    Passing on genetics is a lottery. Your baby only has 23 of your 46 chromosomes. There's no calculating or predicting how many will come from which of your parents

  • 10 months ago

    You say that "they differ so much in genetics," but modern humans are incredibly similar genetically.  We resemble each other much more than chimpanzees resemble each other, or gorillas, or other members of the ape family.  DNA within our species varies by only about 0.1%.  The differences that you noted (if they exist at all) are extremely superficial.

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    What do you mean "Why" ?  That is how they evolved ....in a different geographical area.....

    Middle easterners are slightly darker form of Caucasians.......

  • 10 months ago

    Not even sure but you do make a point, I notice all of their women have naturally full lips and dark hair/eyes too compared to white women. I wonder if the geographical regions for which they settled in made these features dominant? 

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