Tag Archives: primates

Even greeting cards teach bad science

Most anthropologists are used to seeing greeting cards…and commercials…and movies…etc… that mistakenly label chimps as monkeys. It’s annoying but I am used to it now (though for a good discussion of the problem of using chimps in movies, correctly identified … Continue reading

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Hooray for gorillas!

I was Thrilled today when I heard the announcement that up to 125,000 gorillas have been found in an uncharted swampy area of the Congo. This doubles the number known and leaves me much more optimistic that they may avoid … Continue reading

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