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Anthropologist Explains The 'Evolutionary Leftovers' Humans Still Have Today From Their Primate Ancestors

Evolutionary anthropologist Dorsa Amir shared the story behind eight intriguing pieces of evolutionary baggage that humans carry with them to this day. These evolutionary leftovers include traits like your tailbone or wisdom teeth and are called vestigial structures. 


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20 Crazy WTF Facts About Monkeys

This is the first fact: monkeys are the best. We can all agree on that, right? Our closest ancestors are smart, cute, sometimes scary, have adorable little hairy human hands, ugly-in-a-painfully-cute-way babies, and well, I want one as a pet. Or more like a companion, like Curious George. I could go on all day about how great monkeys are, but instead I'll give you these 20 facts that will blow. your. mind. and have you Youtubing monkeys for the rest of the work day. Sorry not sorry. 

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The Skywalker Gibbon Is a New Species of Primate With Stunning Eyebrows

The skywalker gibbon is so rare that we've only just discovered it! He got his name because he walks high up in the trees (and also because the scientists who named him are Star Wars fans)

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Images from: Cincinnati Zoo(top) & Warsaw Zoo(bottom)

Which primate will it be: the tiny Squirrel Monkey, or the (one day) huge Gorilla?

Squee Spree! What will it be?