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"Big brains, no fur, sinuses … are these clues to our ancestors lives as aquatic apes? Controversial theory that seeks to explain one of the great leaps of human evolution finds new support but still divides scientists."

On Saturday, Aug. 16, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden welcomed a new arrival to their family — a female western lowland gorilla. | So This Is What A Brand-New Baby Gorilla Looks Like

A new study by WCS researchers and the Max Planck Institute determined that female western lowland gorillas actively seek out the biggest silverbacks to father their offspring.

Eyes are often called 'windows into the soul,' but perhaps a more fitting title would be 'windows into evolution.'