Nature Rambles

An odd fact about chimpanzees
by Ian Markham -- January 30th, 2017

Photo Caption: A bit odd that we named the chimpanzee “troglodytes” meaning “cave-goer” and called ourselves sapiens meaning wise when the one almost never goes in caves and the other could scarcely be considered wise. Perhaps Linnaeus would switch things around if he could see it now? (taken in Kibale national park in Uganda…the success of this park and survival of these our closest non human relatives hinged on the collaborative effort of local people, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the wise actions of a number of true Homo sapiens)

Photo taken at: Kibale National Park

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