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Why Apes Can’t Pitch - Solving a Riddle of Evolution - NYTimes.com

Pretty interesting analysis of the shoulder...

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I'm glad that I'll never have to worry about an ape hitting me with a 90 mph banana! :) 06-26-2013 6:18pm

Comment by Garrett Hetzel

Well, they won't need one.  They can easily rip our arms off if they wanted!  That's how strong they are!! 06-27-2013 6:06am

Our shoulder blades are also shaped and placed differently on the rib cage and  helps to our ability to open up the shoulder girdle and twist more easily. Additionally the pelvic girdle in humans allows for the spit stance. But always... more »Our shoulder blades are also shaped and placed differently on the rib cage and  helps to our ability to open up the shoulder girdle and twist more easily. Additionally the pelvic girdle in humans allows for the spit stance. But always make sure you have a baseball bat when facing apes who throw bananas. 10-03-2014 12:12pm

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