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    chimpanzees in the movies, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “King Kong”. They are chimpanzees in both movies and eventually grew to actual apes. The movies both had a relationship bond between an animal and a human. The humans did not feel how the animals felt at first, but soon felt the same way. In the movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” a chimpanzee was raised by a human and grew attached to human related things. Which also made him think he was a human, until he was a testing sample cure for the Alzheimer’s disease. In the “King Kong” movie a group along with a filmmaker traveled to an island, and ran into trouble with some natives. The ape was a hero to some of the group and while trying to help save them he fell in love with a woman. The apes in both movies got close to the humans during a short time period. In the movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” was released August 5,2011. The movie was based off of a chimpanzee and human bond. The chimpanzee…

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    One relatively recent cause of the sharp decline in ape populations deals with poaching and kidnapping. The Great Ape Survival Partnership or (GASP) is an aid organization created by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the GASP is to protect apes and their habitats. Their website provides a wealth of information regarding the struggle of our closest living relatives and efforts made to turn back the tide of extinction. Over the past decade, there has been a…

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    Luke Preston 10/18/17 The Great Apes The Gorilla is a very large and powerful ape. There legs are short and there arms are longer. The apre is the largest out of the four types. The gorilla's face is quite similar to ours. The gorilla has two eyes. They have nostrils much bigger than the humans. They also have a mouth right beneath their nose. The face is the only part that is not protected in fur on the apes body. These Apes can be found in the dense rainforests in africa and occasionally in…

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    Tarzan of the Apes has to be one of the most fascinating stories of all times, as it tells the story of a young boy whose fate forces him to grow in the wilderness of the jungle. In the jungle, Tarzan depends solely upon his own physical and metal powers, which allow him to defend himself and those he cares for. He is capable of fighting the most dangerous beast and when he defends Jane, a beautiful women who he immediately felt in love with, he becomes a tame less beast himself and fights…

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    Introduced by Morgan in her Ted Talk clip, the aquatic ape hypothesis is an interesting take on human evolution. The hypothesis revolved around the idea that human beings evolved from “aquatic apes,” or our early ancestors who called that water their home. This hypothesis takes from the fact that humans share many characteristics with other marine mammals, such as being “naked,” having a layer of fat inside the skin, and having conscious control over breathing. Before this hypothesis,…

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    Francois Langur Essay

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    of the monkeys also live in China and Vietnam, as well as west central Laos. Also, they inhabit semi-tropical and subtropical regions with areas that usually contain limestone. Additionally, they enjoy living in mangrove environments. When the monkeys are not out hunting for food, they spend most of their free time in caves, as the landforms are a way for the animals to gain protection.The Francois langur has adapted to be able to live in these areas by the main food that they eat is leaves, so…

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    Bipedalism Evolution

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    most distinct features that separate humans from the other great apes are bipedalism and large brain to body size. But how did these features become so prominent? Approximately 6-7million years ago, the hominid lineage began to separate from the other ape species. Tracing the evolutionary history through fossil evidence explains how early hominids evolved to become today’s most prolific primate species. The goal of this paper is to discuss the physical characteristics that indicate the…

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    Gorilla Evolutionary Model

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    Shillito et al., 1998) and the gorilla neocortex is relatively small when compared to other great apes (Dunbar et al., 2009). Given the apparent restriction of self-awareness to the great ape / human clade, it seems likely that a capacity for…

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    Oldowan Technology

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    We know the chimpanzees are using wooden spears and we know that the oldest organic weapon is 400,000 years old. This weapon is a wooden spear similar to the spears that chimpanzees use today. What makes them really different is that hominids used stone tools as weapons and probably alongside wooden tools even though there is no evidence. “Generally, ape tool use in the wild occurs within a foraging context and is largely restricted to processing vegetable matter or invertebrates (Pruetz 412)”,…

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    These primates had the same dental formulas as modern Old World monkeys and apes, but they lack other derived features associated with Old World monkeys. The largest and most famous of the propliopithecids is named Aegyptopithecuszeuxis, who is known from several skulls and number of postcranial bones. Aegyptopithecuszeuxis was a medium size monkey perhaps as big as a female howler monkey which was 13 pounds. It was a diurnal, arboreal quadruped with a relatively small brain. The shape and size…

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