Saturday, September 05, 2009

Scientists claim orangutans closer to humans than chimps

Barry Artiste Op.Ed

Well that certainly explains all the political knuckle draggers we have in Government!

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Humans are more closely related to orangutans than chimps or gorillas, claims a controversial new theory that flies in the face of accepted science.

According to scientists Jeffrey Schwartz and John Grehan, humans and orangutans may have evolved from populations of an orang-like ancestor, rather than the chimpanzee, which is the mainstream scientific opinion.

Their work is published in the Journal of Biogeography.

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