great apes

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    Humans as one of the great apes, why is it controversial?

    According to wikipedia, humans are one of the great apes, and the only one that is not endangered: Hominidae - Wikipedia Then, even some paleoanthologists may disagree, and John Hawks is one of them: John D. Hawks - Wikipedia He wrote this a few years back: Humans aren't monkeys. We aren't...
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    The concept of "cognitive revolution"

    The rise of the "terrible upright ape", the Chinese joke term for Homo sapiens, has puzzled many anthropologists. Some may have conjured that cognitive revolution happened between 100,000 to 70,000 years ago that transformed archaic Homo sapiens to modern Homo sapiens. The involved uses of...