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Comments left on Yahoo article prove Darwin’s right, men closely related to monkeys

Comments left on Yahoo article prove Darwin’s right, men closely related to monkeys

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Amanda Tan is Singapore’s Jane Goodall.

This whole article was stolen from Yahoo! News. Please don’t kill us.

Photo stolen from Yahoo!

Photo stolen from Yahoo!

Amanda Tan, 26, will in all likelihood, be a primatologist.

She is a postgraduate student at Nanyang Technological University pursuing a PhD in primatology.

Contrary to popular belief, it is not about studying Singaporean men.

Rather, she is on a quest to change the public’s behaviour and attitude toward wild monkeys in Singapore — making her the only Singaporean and also the only person in Singapore to study monkeys for this purpose.

She started observing the long-tailed macaques in Singapore’s Bukit Timah Nature Reserve some years ago.

She also goes door-to-door and attends resident committee meetings to spread her message, because government agencies like the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) hire animal control agencies to capture and kill the macaques that stray out of territory.

Ok, now let’s take a look at some of the comments left by Yahoo! readers, who are proving Darwin’s Theory of Evolution correct, that Man is indeed closely related and evolved from primate ancestors:

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