Meet 3 of the great apes

I watched the National Geographic Special the lost film of Dian Fossey yesterday

Dian Fossey with gorillas

Digit with Cindy, Dian’s dog

Digit and Cindy

we didn’t come from monkeys.. .monkeys are not apes and they have tails

Monkeys

monkeys are a distant cousin of us apes

orangutan, chimpanzee, bonobo, gorilla and humans

if only we had discovered the bonobos first

we would have created an entirely different mental health profession and understanding of human

Jane Goodall

Further reading:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leakey%27s_Angels

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dian_Fossey

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Goodall

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birut%C4%97_Galdikas

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