Apes will be apes

February 23, 2007

It would appear that Chimpanzees are more advanced than we thought, they can use spears to kill. In the same BBC news bulletin we learn that their more intelligent cousins, not content with a myriad of advances on the basic spear are about to create the first military laser. We used to joke that it was a pity we ever came down from the trees. It now seems that we have to regret we ever left the ocean; or maybe lungfish use mangrove roots to throttle their relatives?

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