What characteristics make chimpanzees seem most like human beings? Chip Clark, ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.
There are so many. Biologically, they're so close to us. Their brain is almost identical. We have fascinating similarities in social behavior: kissing, embracing, holding hands, shaking the fist. These things are done in the same context that we do them and clearly mean the same kinds of thing.
How can you be so empathetic with chimps? Kantesh Guttal, PUNE, INDIA
We are all part of the animal kingdom. The kind of empathy that I feel for people is the kind of empathy I feel for chimpanzees....