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Watch your backsides, because chimps are too. They can identify a face by recognizing the rump! From New Scientist:

Chimps can match up the faces of group members with photos of their behinds. The ability, researchers say, shows that chimps carry around mental representations with “whole body” detail of chimps they have encountered.

Nice Graphic, eh?


Forget SARS, Avian Flu and the dreaded monkey pox. There’s another pandemic that is on the verge of overtaking the human race: