Archive for December 2nd, 2012

Scientific American raises the question: “Are Western Chimpanzees a New Species of Pan?

“Spear-making, cave-dwelling, water-loving western chimpanzees offer us a new opportunity to understand early human evolution.  Let’s continue to explore.”

The causes of this differentiation within a species are yet to be researched and understood. But it’s hard not to see this discovery as part of a possible explanation for the emergence of early Man (Homo) so many millions of years ago.


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