Analysis Of Forest Dwellers To Half Robotic Companions

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Forest Dwellers to Half Robotic Companions Our society uses monkeys for their enjoyment. In cartoons, such as Curious George, it shows how sweet and smart monkeys are. As a whole, monkeys are described as creative and intelligent animals; however, in King Kong the gorilla is not only smart but illusory and accentuates the powers monkeys have. As a child, monkeys like Curious George are portrayed as a best friend. But as adults, they are represented as being stronger and smarter than people. Steve Ross, PhD of the Lester Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago once described, “It's a stark contrast in how these animals are characterized by the public." Nonetheless, as a result, these famously …show more content…
Because of the amount of sap they eat and how much of the rainforests are being taken over, the amount of pygmies eating from one tree will increase. Indigenous hunters in Colombia cut down as many as 225 square meters of forest to isolate each monkey before capture. Colombia’s 36 primate species need the attention: Up to half of them — including the pygmy marmoset, which is hunted by pet traffickers — are endangered. Without any say in the matter, the pygmy marmosets will be forced to eat from fewer trees, therefore making the sap flow from the trunks much faster because of the excessive amount of holes. The increased speed of the sap will result in the pygmy marmosets not being able to eat fast enough, meaning the sap will drip down the trees and dry on their tails. Otherwise gluing their tails to the trees, making them easy targets for predators while also possibly falling and getting stuck upside down. Though some may possibly escape, they will most likely not have a tail because it was torn off while struggling to be free. As a result, death would likely be their outcome because they need their tails to survive. Their tails allow them to climb and balance while flying through the air., without them they are unable to eat from the trees and hide from predators. Unfortunately, even if they find a way to eat on ground level predators are more common. The group to which this monkey once …show more content…
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