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NavyDavy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-23-07 08:13 AM
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3. no it is a big difference......birds use sticks to get insects out of
holes in trees and branches.....however a bird has never crafted a tool for that use....these chimps are crafting spears to hunt a particular animal....that my doubting friend is the difference.
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  -Evolution in action? Chimps beginning to use spears ck4829  Feb-23-07 08:02 AM   #0 
  - Beginning?  GreenZoneLT   Feb-23-07 08:05 AM   #1 
  - no it is a big difference......birds use sticks to get insects out of  NavyDavy   Feb-23-07 08:13 AM   #3 
     - depends on what "crafting" entails. Will have to read more about it. I give animals way more credit  cryingshame   Feb-23-07 08:19 AM   #7 
     - A crow DOES make or craft a tool.............  Double T   Feb-23-07 08:27 AM   #11 
     - Correction: all animal evolution is ongoing, including humans.  mondo joe   Feb-23-07 08:33 AM   #14 
        - The role of homo sapiens as the world's greatest predator and by extension......  Double T   Feb-23-07 09:04 AM   #16 
           - There is no such thing as "reverse evolution" as evolution is not directional.  mondo joe   Feb-23-07 09:09 AM   #21 
              - When a species catches, kills, consumes, destroys and makes extinct........  Double T   Feb-23-07 09:17 AM   #26 
              - Bacteria and viruses might give you a good run for the money.  mondo joe   Feb-23-07 09:18 AM   #27 
                 - ............you've got a point!! Specially with the genetic 'manipulation'.......  Double T   Feb-23-07 09:22 AM   #28 
              - I agree with the reverse evolution thing  sleebarker   Feb-23-07 09:25 AM   #29 
     - Chimps craft the twigs they use to gather ants  GreenZoneLT   Feb-23-07 09:09 AM   #19 
  - Do I need to say it?  Sadie4629   Feb-23-07 08:12 AM   #2 
  - Har de har, that's for sure.  Lasher   Feb-23-07 08:18 AM   #6 
  - O no!  davekriss   Feb-23-07 08:14 AM   #4 
  - Why look to chimpanzees?  Crayson   Feb-23-07 08:16 AM   #5 
  - how is technological advancement biological evolution? Frankly we seem to be devolving  cryingshame   Feb-23-07 08:21 AM   #8 
  - There is no such thing as devolution. Evolution is not linear, nor is there an  mondo joe   Feb-23-07 08:22 AM   #9 
  - So what do you call it when a species weakens and can't reproduce itself?  cryingshame   Feb-23-07 08:25 AM   #10 
     - It's called evolution.  mondo joe   Feb-23-07 08:28 AM   #12 
     - What's it called?  NCevilDUer   Feb-23-07 10:22 AM   #33 
  - My friend, how exactly is crafting tools evolution then?  originalpckelly   Feb-23-07 09:11 AM   #24 
  - Beg to differ.  EST   Feb-23-07 09:54 AM   #31 
  - I thought this was a thread about George W. using Britney's antics as a diversion.  izzybeans   Feb-23-07 08:29 AM   #13 
  - wow  jollyreaper2112   Feb-23-07 08:38 AM   #15 
  - Hmmm...any black monoliths sighted in the area...?  Arkham House   Feb-23-07 09:07 AM   #17 
  - You beat me to it! LOL  LibInTexas   Feb-23-07 09:09 AM   #20 
     - Maybe we should deliver one of those to 1600 Penn.  originalpckelly   Feb-23-07 09:10 AM   #22 
  - OK, this is not going to end well:  originalpckelly   Feb-23-07 09:08 AM   #18 
  - HAH! " You did it! You finally did it! Damn you all to hell!"  LibInTexas   Feb-23-07 09:50 AM   #30 
  - Bush has been an inspiration for angry chimps worldwide  Atman   Feb-23-07 09:10 AM   #23 
  - this is old news  DBoon   Feb-23-07 09:15 AM   #25 
  - Bush babies are not "monkeys"  Jed Dilligan   Feb-23-07 09:57 AM   #32 
 

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