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M is for Marmoset

A gorgeous pygmy marmoset image, taken by Day Donaldson on Flikr. Some time ago, a couple of years, I wrote a pygmy marmoset poem. I wasn’t that pleased with it, and decided to have another go¬†for this A-Z. Imagine my horror when I tried to Google information about them, and found nearly every link to …

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C is for Chimpanzee

Gorgeous isn’t he? A chimpanzee in the wild. This photo was taken by David Schenfeld¬†and is on Flikr. I’ve always been fascinated by the fact we share so much DNA, although further research has shown it isn’t quite as much as previously stated, we have definitely both descended from a common ancestor, around 4-6 million …

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