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generic name for Pan panisus and P. Troglodytes.

Origin: african dial.

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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... study frequencies of alleles that are shared between two species so, for example, there are many genes that are shared between humans and chimpanzees, which is to say that humans and chimps carry exactly the same version of the gene. Another useful example is extinction, in which the frequency ...

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by hackenslash
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
Replies: 16
Views: 26010


... more precisely control our breath which may, among other morphological differences, enable us to make sounds that our closest living relatives (chimpanzees) can't. So my question is directed towards the role of the lungs in speech, specifically fine control over our 'breath', and is not predicated ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
Replies: 3
Views: 3448

Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... these are probably exaggerated. This is especially true for gorillas, which are far more peaceful than the ‘King Kong' image suggests. In fact, chimpanzees are far more dangerous and will kill each other, as well as hunting in groups and tearing monkeys and antelopes apart. Gorillas live in ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 28307

A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species

... same could be performed with nearly all species: moving cougars to Europe, penguins to the Arctic, polar bears to Antarctica, tigers to Africa, chimpanzees to South America and so on. I also came up with a plan B. We need to urgently conserve the DNA of every single species on Earth and keep ...

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by Mothership
Fri May 10, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species
Replies: 4
Views: 5693

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... did not generally pay well ;-) I want to be able to be honest here, even in the face of political correctness. But I remember many studies with chimpanzees, especially ones comparing them to humans in various ways. One such study was a comparative analysis of childhood development in both apes ...

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by JGoodall
Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 333424
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