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The Great Apes of Africa
Their body size overlaps with the human range; even when smaller, they are much stronger.




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Burger's Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands, 2004 
Twycross Zoo, England, UK, 2005  

Giambo, 15, alpha male, has been gray from an early age.

Roos, 25, female

Joery, 10, male
Saphira, female, 3
Tushi, female, 12
Tushi, female, 12

Raimee, 5, female
Galatea, female, 5
Tesua, female, 18
Tesua, 18, female
Raimee, female, 5
Raimee, 5, female
Left: Gaby, female, 20 -- daughter Goya, 11
Zwala, female.   Goya, female, 11

Zwala, female.   Goya, 11

??, Tjobe, and Galatea
Saphira, female, 3
Zarno, male, 7

Raimee, 5 -- Zaira (with carrot) female, 21



Joery, male, 10
Joery, 10, male

Tushi, female, 12
Tushi, female, 12

map by Dennis O'Neil

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William H. Calvin is a neurobiologist at the University of Washington in Seattle who wanders regularly into anthropology, evolution, and climate change.  He is the author of A Brain for All Seasons, winner of the Phi Beta Kappa 2002 Book Award for contributions to literature by scientists.


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