So Kevin Dixon, principal of West Middle School in DeSoto ISD, is apologizing for emailing "a video of dancing chimpanzees to his staff last week that a school board trustee found racist," the Morning News' Matthew Haag writes in today's Metro section. For some reason, the News didn't see fit to emb ... More >>
In July we told you about Dr. David Shorrman, author of The Exchange of Truth: Liberating the World From the Lie of Evolution and a member of the state biology panel making recommendations to the Texas Board of Education. Turns out, Shorrman (pictured to the right) was riding in the vanguard ... More >>
"I realized I'd be pretty hungry. It would be difficult for a human to survive on a chimpanzee's diet." (Scientist Richard Wrangham, who explored the all-important question of whether or not he could live on the same diet as African chimps, as quoted by AP science writer Randolph Schmid.)
Jenny At last, Joyce Poole has responded. Who, you're wondering, is Joyce Poole? "She is to elephants what Jane Goodall is to chimpanzees and Dian Fossey was to gorillas, their savior." Also: She is the author of 1996's Coming of Age With Elephants: A Memoir and 1997's Elephants for the World Life L ... More >>
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Many mistakes were made the day a 340-pound gorilla got loose at the Dallas Zoo. One keeper almost paid for them with her life. But should the deputy zoo director have paid for them with his career?