Thursday, February 22, 2007

NEWS FLASH: Monkey becomes Shakespeare

No... wait. Make that Monkey Shakes a Spear.

Here's the article:
Spear-wielding chimps snack on skewered bushbabies

It's at newscientist.com and here's the first paragraph:
"In a revelation that destroys yet another cherished notion of human uniqueness, wild chimpanzees have been seen hunting bushbabies with spears. It is the first time an animal has been seen using a tool to hunt a vertebrate."


Everyone, be on the look out for a large black monolith. It is rumored to look like this:

3 comments:

dsfds said...

Wow, what an amazing article. I recently read another article showing a chimp playing Pac Man, at a 5 year old level. Maybe they'll be typing up Hamlet sooner than we anticipated! Perhaps you have seen this video already:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7ttRaXlnfs

Ambulocetus said...

In a related vein, I hear there are some creationists who have learned to use the internet. PS I need comments at my blog-- http://thepre-gameshow.blogspot.com/

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