Skeleton Keys

Jul 15, 2009

Chimpanzee bones may be evolutionary gold mine, relatively speaking. The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) at the University of California San Diego has begun digitizing dozens of skeletons of apes who once resided at the Primate Foundation of Arizona (PFA), a nonprofit organization in Mesa, Ariz., that took in, cared for and studied unwanted chimpanzees for more than 30 years.

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