• Australopithecus Species Million Years
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    Australopithecus By: Chris Stewart Date: December 15 th 1996 Biology There are many types of the hominid called australopithecus, which means southern apes. These were small ape-like creatures (with a height between 107 cm and 152 cm) that showed evidence of walking upright. It is difficult to tell whether these begins are 'humans' or 'apes'. Many of their characteristics are split between humans and apes. The many species of australopithecus include A. (australopithecus), A. anamnesis, A. , A....
  • Planet Of The Apes A Political Allegory
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    One of the wonders of film is its ability to take one away from the normal everyday world and immerse the viewer in a world so foreign from their own that they stare with wonder on the scenes unfolding before them. One such genre of film of science fiction. In this genre, what the viewer sees is only limited by the imaginations of the writers and director whose job is to portray a world that defies your imagination. If the writers and director so choose, they can also deal with day to day issues...
  • Socialization Of Tarzan Of The Apes
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    SOCIALIZATION OF TARZAN OF THE APES Sociology of Tarzan of the Apes By Scottie Miller Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs is about socialization and resocialization of the second John Clayton, Lord of Greystone. Having lost his parents while still a baby, he was adopted by a female ape and accepted partially by her tribe. Not all members of the tribe of apes gave him full membership into their group, which caused Tarzan grief and pain, but also equipped him with the necessary tools for su...
  • Gibbons Great Ape
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    I. Introduction Apes have 13 species of large, highly intelligent primates, including Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, and Orangutans. Apes are sometimes confused with Monkeys, but unlike their smaller primate counterparts, apes do not have tails and their arms are usually longer than their legs. Apes live in tropical woodlands and forests of Africa and Asia. Despite sharing similar habitats, different ape species show striking differences in behaviors and ways of life. At one time, apes were cl...
  • Dawn Of Man Conjunction Ape Symbolizes
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    In the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, created by Dr. Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick, the plot sequences that are symbolic. The section of the movie called "The Dawn of Man" has many examples of symbolism. First, there are five things in "The Dawn of Man" that show the endangerment of a species. Bones, the search for food, a leopard easily killing an ape, the frightened eyes of an ape during the night, and the first invasion at the waterhole show the Australiopithicine's weakness and their fa...
  • Do Primates Posses Culture
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    Writing Assignment One -- Do primates posses culture? I think that if culture is defined as learned behavior, than it is reasonable to say that primates posses a form of culture. Primates have been observed making tools to aid in collecting food and developing communication system, both of which are learned behaviors. It is common in monkeys, apes and humans that behavior and social organization aren't necessarily programmed into the genes. There have been several cases where an entire troop has...
  • Extinction Of Great Apes
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    The great apes are humankind's closest relatives. Great apes include gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and bonobos, which are also known as pygmy chimps. At the turn of the century, there were approximately one million chimpanzees in Africa. This number has declined down to 150, 000. Mountain gorillas have halved in size over the last ten years, leaving only 320 to roam the trees of their homeland. Some say these great apes will face extinction within a decade. Why is this the case and should ...
  • Animals Humans Apes Live
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    This is not my first visit to this strange and interesting planet. My first visit was around 570 million years ago but these single celled organisms that inhabited the planet were pretty boring but there were creatures with backbones beginning to develop. I decided to come back around 300 million years ago to see what kind a progress these new creatures were making and was shocked to discover huge reptile like organisms inhabiting the planet. I stayed for a while and studied these things called ...
  • Middle East Africa Primates Gorilla
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    Evolution In Africa Humans, as we consider ourselves, evolved in Africa. Not entirely, but from early primates to our present state. Many people dispute this fact, despite astounding evidence supporting the theory, for various reasons. Showing all the genetic, paleological, and geological proof, I find it very hard indeed to contradict the evidence. True, humans didn't evolve entirely in Africa. As a matter of fact the first known ancestors of humans where found in North America, in the Utah Va...
  • Planet Of The Apes Satire
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    The setting of the movie compared to the setting in the book makes Planet of the Apes one of the greatest satires. In the movie, the setting takes place on earth in the future where apes deny and are afraid of the past, whereas the setting in the book is on a different planet where apes are civilized and technologically advanced, and the humans were primitive creatures. The orangutans in the movie prevent what happened to the humans from happening to the apes. Orangutans, such as Zaius went to g...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    'Planet of the Apes " James Burroughs is a critic. In his article, 'The Fiction of Science Fiction,' he expresses his opinion that the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' has no value or real meaning for society today. He says it is like other similar science fiction movies made in the 1960 s because it is so out-of-date. He seems to feel the only people that would enjoy 'Planet of the Apes' are people who have nothing better to do. I disagree with Mr. Burroughs. In the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' hu...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes deals with a great number of issues that come up in everyday society. If one looks closely at the story it is very easy to realize that Planet of the Apes is not at all about apes, but truly about mankind. It is a story about the human condition, and the way humans interact with their natural environment. It is a story about the dangers of religion, and even more powerfully a warning about the dangers of a politically active church. Planet of the Apes is a political allegory. ...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes When Planet of the Apes opened in theaters, few people knew what to expect. To most, the idea of a movie with the premise of a planet full of intelligent apes went against everything they had been taught. The initial attraction was the superb cast, spearheaded by Charlton Heston who portrays Taylor, an astronaut who crashes onto the planet. Heston was joined by many popular actors and actress such as, Roddy McDowell as Cornelius, Maurice Evans as Dr. Zaius and Kim Hunter as Zi...
  • Monkeys World Species Apes
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    There are at least 145 living species of the suborder Anthropoidea. Over 90% of them are monkeys. The remaining species are apes and humans. The anthropoids (members of the suborder Anthropoidea) have been the most successful primates in populating the earth. They are generally larger, more intelligent, and have more highly developed eyes than the prosimians. There are two distinct infra orders of Anthropoidea that have been evolving independent of each other for at least 30, 000, 000 years. Th...
  • Great Ape Apes Words Meaningfully
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    Are apes capable of using the language? During the recent time frame scientists have shown that such mammals as chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans are capable of learning and using ASL (American Sign Language) and several artificial languages like, for example, "Yer kish." However, there is a controversy in how far that ability of great apes spans. There are two different groups of researchers, experimenting with language and apes, those who are in favor of a traditional approach, and those w...
  • By The Waters Of Babylon
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    BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON PLANET OF THE APESCOMPARITIVE ESSAY The short story by the waters of Babylon and the movie planet of the apes were both futuristic stories. They also both showed the evil sides of today's man and the chaos and mass destruction that we are capable of accomplishing. They portrayed today's man as selfish, violent, and full of hate and rage. By the waters of Babylon was written from the point of view of a boy close to becoming a man who knew nothing of his past civilization....
  • Toolmaking The Purposeful Craftsmen On Stone Apes Human Humans
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    THE CRAB Evolution, there has been continous discussion about this subject. Until the time of Darwin, over 130 years ago, most scientists commonly considered the living animals and humans to be the evidence of one divine creator; God. However, Darwin claimed that the apes are the ancestors of the humans, which is accepted as evolution, and since then the scientists, religous communities and the people, who have different thoughts about evolution, are trying to find out which one is correct. Are ...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    "Planet of the Apes" is a chilling science fiction set in the year 3978 and is one of the best known classical science fiction films. When astronaut Taylor lands on an apparently distant planet he and his colleagues find it to be deserted or so it seems. Not only is the planet inhabited by humans but the humans have been terrorized by a more advanced species of apes. Taylor's team is shot and he is imprisoned where he meets a chimpanzee scientist called Zira who shows compassion for him. Zira he...
  • The Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes, written by Pierre Boule was one of the greatest novels ever written in science fiction. The movie, which was directed by Tim Burton, depicted the same elements as the book. The novel and the movie both portrays aspects of ape civilizations where the apes were dominant and inhumane treatment of their slaves who were humans. The movie forces humanity to look at the prejudices, biases, and hatred that have lurked within the apes in the movie and the humans in ...
  • Creation Science Creationists Evolution Theory
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    It is interesting to note how "Creation Science" is being propagated as a "Science" (as what we have so far understood "Science" to mean) and how it attempts to establish itself by debunking Evolution. Creation Scientists, are actually science professionals with accredited Science degrees, but who claim that all Creation of matter is by an act of a Creator and that: - All basic plants and animal types were created in their completeness from scratch, meaning the theory of life evolving from inani...