Human Ancestors Were Not Good Tree Climbers, Said Researcher

A new study by Jeremy DeSilva, anthropologist at Worcester State College in Massachusetts suggests that human ancestors may not have been good tree climbers. He suggests that our ancestors traded in arboreal adaptations to evolve bipedality. By recording how wild chimpanzees climb tree in Uganda's Kibale National Park, DeSilva found that chimpanzees flex their ankles... Continue Reading →

Introducing A New Guest Blogger, Raymond Ho

As you may have noticed, it has been rather silent here for the last 5 months. I'm happy to break the silence with most excellent news of a new guest blogger to Anthropology.net & Primatology.net, Raymond Ho, of The Prancing Papio. I've been an avid reader of Raymond's blog ever since he started it earlier... Continue Reading →

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