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Apes

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Apes

  1. 1. The Great Ape Project
  2. 2. DNA • 2 legs, 2 arms • Hair • 32 teeth • Walking upright • One Big difference
  3. 3. DNA • Signs of intelligence • Chimp Washoe
  4. 4. The Hunt • Similarity to humans = MEAT • Hunt vertebrate prey
  5. 5. The Hunt • Proceeds are distributed non-randomly
  6. 6. The Hunt • Only Chimpanzees • Men are the hunters
  7. 7. Laboratory Tools
  8. 8. Protection • No testing any drugs on them • No research on them that involves penetrating or cutting the body and removing parts • No isolation / social deprivation that may be detrimental to their health or well-being • Fine of 10,000$ for violations of laws
  9. 9. Use humans... • Not necessary nor useful to use apes as research for things such as vaccines • Using apes failed to produce an HIV vaccine • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM): Use humans whenever possible (ex: Computer Simulation)
  10. 10. OR
  11. 11. Conclusion • Apes should be given the same rights as humans because: • Appearance • Intelligence • We learn about ourselves from them
  12. 12. •Will YOU fight for them?

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