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    Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport, or lust or greed.” Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the planet of the Apes, and War of the Planet of the Apes are movies that were filmed by Rupert Wyatt and Matt Reeves in the years between 2011-2017. These movies tell the story of a male chimpanzee named Caesar who finds himself protecting those who he cares about no matter what the cost is. This apes world revolves around intelligence, human beings and family that guides Caesar to becoming a

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    Primates like Apes have been serving humans against their wills for a long time. Apes have been sent to space, used for animal testing, used against their will for entertainment, held captive by exotic pet owners, being forced to live in Zoos, and eaten by people who view them as prestigious food. Apes are kept in cages in laboratories where some of them are even breed, born, and killed for the results of horrifying experiments. Many primates not just Apes are subjects to test experimental drugs

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    The primate observation that I chose to observe are Orangutan, Squirrel Monkey, and Lemur. This observation took place in the Lowry Park Zoo on October 18th. I went to the Lowry Park Zoo around 2 pm until 5 pm. The purpose of this observation is through primate’s anatomy, locomotion, and behavior to getting know them better, and how they are differences and similarities compare to human beings. When I got there, the Zoo was already very crowd. There were lots of people in the zoo; I think probably

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    Saguinus bicolar bicolar, known as the Pied Tamarin is a new world monkey that can be found in forests and swamps of Brazil. They often are grouped in either multi male or female. Their diet is mostly on fruits, flowers and insects. Also, they have a forelimb proportion and a terrestrial locomotion. (Helen Branch House – Exhibit) They have grasping hands, feet and tails. I was not able to see it with my own eyes, but new world monkeys are known for having grasping tails compared to old world monkeys

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    Description The Lar Gibbon, more commonly known as the White Handed Gibbon, is the world 's smallest ape. It measures to 42.0 cm. and weighs 4.4 kg. But just because this ape is small doesn 't mean it can 't get around. The Gibbon has very long arms so it can climb trees effortlessly and run up to 35 miles an hour. The way the Gibbon swings is called “Brachiation” which saves energy. It also has a small fur coat all around its body except its face. Its fur comes in a few different colors like

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    Harambe Shooting Essay

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    The shooting of Harambe is a subject about which people hold strongly contrasting views. Harambe was a Western Lowland Gorilla who was shot after a 3-year-old boy climbed into the enclosure. In fear of the boy 's life, a worker from. Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed Harambe. A video of what happened was uploaded to YouTube and went viral, the video was seen and criticised by many famous celebrities such as Ricky Gervais and Piers Morgan. President elect, Donald Trump also saw the video and said: "Its

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    Christopher Williams 10/18/17 Room 11 Comparison of Gorillas and Chimpanzees These animals are both apart of the Great Apes family. The Gorillas are one the most powerful and extraordinary animals. They are not extraordinary for their force and size but also for their human-like behavior. They are crucial to the variety of animals and plants. An example is they consume fruits with seeds. Gorillas are the third closest living relatives. The gorillas live in Africa near the equator. Gorillas are the

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    Likewise, human beings belongs to the Primate Order, which is known to consist mainly of apes, monkey and lemurs. These primates all share a similar evolutionary process as well as they all possess a characteristic present in humans, that is the enculturation process. For example, Koko the gorilla was taught sign language from an early age through exposition and nurture, resulting in mastering it perfectly. Hence, if primates are able to adapt and change to its culture, how is the enculturation process

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    The biggest overt difference that one notices when comparing nonhuman primates to human primates is the loss of body hair in the modern human, to the extent even, that humans have been described as the “naked ape” in many contexts. The primates classified as old world apes that are closest in relation to humans are the Bonobos and Chimpanzees. Looking specifically at the Chimpanzees, we can compare and contrast the properties of the skin and hair between them and humans to get an idea of the evolutionary

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    Over the course of the semester I have learns a lot about primates. Some things I already had knowledge of, a lot were things I could not have even thought were primate related. From the (occasional) meat-eating chimpanzee to the shock of lemurs being more primate than weasel my knowledge has expanded a great deal. For this project I chose to observe a primate that I was not too familiar with. I felt as though as soon as someone hears the word “primate” the first thing that comes to mind are either:

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    Analysis Assignment: “Love in the Time of Monkeys” I chose to analyze Eduardo Fernandez-Duque’s article “Love in the Time of Monkeys.” Fernandez-Duque’s article describes and explains the monogamous relationships had by Azara’s owl monkeys (Aotus azarae). As the reader, I know that the Fernandez-Duque is specifically studying Azara’s owl monkeys because he has dedicated an entire paragraph to give background about his previous studies, why he wanted to study these types of animals, and also what

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    Gorillas Short Story

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    Maisie and Indie are up close against the railing that wraps around the gorilla’s enclosure. Indie asks, “Oh, oh aren’t they gross?” about the two gorillas who are sitting up, almost on top of the glass. One of the gorillas is much smaller than the other. When I point to her and say, “She must be the female,” Indie asks, “So?” Bane says, “I bet you’re right,” and Indie and Maisie roll their eyes. Then Bane reads from the little sign next to the railing, “The big one is called Richard, and the female

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    On page 26 of The Lost City Of Z: A Tale Of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon, David Grann Presents information on how the “Roar” of the engine sent animals “Scattering” into the Treetops. The animals that David Grann is referring too are known as “Howler Monkeys”. Howler Monkeys are native to the South and Central American Forest. I’m going to explain to You more about what a Howler Monkey is, like how big the Howler Monkey

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    01.05 The Byzantines: Assessment A. 1. How would you name the school? What would be its mascot? Explain your choices. I would name the school Lincoln High School (named after the famous US president) because Lincoln was able to accomplish many things as president. Without Lincoln the US would be a very different place. The mascot would be the monkey because monkeys are extremely intelligent creatures. 2. Why do you think symbols like a name or mascot are so important to the people of the city?

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    eating the bristles on the brush and she grabs the towel and wipes the brush off again thoroughly and with vigor and looks at the brush in satisfaction, after that the video abruptly ends. This is a excellent example of sequential tool use in a Great Ape. The book defines the sequential tool use as being when an animal uses Tool 1 to achieve sub-goal 1, then only if sub-goal 1 is reached will Tool 2 be used and that will be used until sub-goal number 2 is reached and the final reward is achieved. In

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    1) Introduction: Chimpanzees are considered as human’s closest living representation, possessing numerous characteristics and similarities of our genetics. Scientifically named Pan Troglodytes, they are widely classified as great apes under the Hominidae family and are one of the species in the genus Pan. Chimpanzees are only found in one continent in the world, Africa. They are distributed throughout the central and western regions of Africa, specifically Tanzania and Uganda. In a physical aspect

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    Kafka Ape

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    Kafka 's writings often reflect the inability to belong in a certain place and reflect the problems of identity. In this story, Kafka apparently tries to reflect his life experience through the ape 's life. There is a clear relation between Kafka 's life and that of the ape and it 's that neither Kafka nor the ape "belonged". They both faced conflicts of identity throughout their changing lives. Kafka suffered a harsh, stubborn father who was never easy to please, an unsatisfying physical appearance

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    The Eastern Black and White Colobus monkey are found all over Africa. Their name Colobus means mutilated one, referring to their reduced thumb. They have a tail that is 706 mm long for females and 829 mm long for males. They weigh between 6-11 kg, with the males being slightly larger than the females. The Colobus lives in small social groups of about ten animals, which includes one adult male, a female, and her children. We observed the Colobus at the Henry Villas Zoo in Madison, WI. The animals

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    Gazella Gazella, more commonly known as the mountain gazelle, is a slenderly built animal with long legs and can range from light to dark brown with a white stripe on their face, white underparts, and horns used for protection. They fall under the kingdom Animalia, the phylum Chordata, the class Mammalia, the order Artiodactyla, the family bovidae; which would include cows, antelopes, goats, and sheep; and the genus Gazella. (Lee). Mountain gazelles live in low altitude mountains and places that

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    A time before Christmas or Birthday, people long-await the family and friends coming together, the feast, and, most of all, the gifts to be given. Our minds has a tendency of coming up of high-end and costly presents, we would become eager and excited to the thought. Though in the end, most don’t get what they bargained for. We concept potential, positive ideas of the future to make ourselves feel satisfied and safe in the present, as this could also be abused, only paying attention to your illusions

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