Every Ape in Planet of the Apes Explained | WIRED

Dr. Tara Stoinski, President and CEO and Chief Scientific Officer for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, talks to WIRED about each great ape featured in the new ‘Planet of the Apes’ trilogy.

Visit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund for more info on saving Gorillas >> https://gorillafund.org/

For more info on ape distribution go to:
Chimpanzees >> https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/15933/129038584
Bonobos >> https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/revealed-the-ancient-genetic-link-between-chimpanzees-and-bonobos/
Western Gorillas / Eastern Gorillas >> https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9404/136250858 / https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/39994/115576640
Sumatran Orangutans / Bornean Orangutans / Tapanuli Orangutans >> https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/121097935/123797627 / https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/121097935/123797627 / https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/120588639/120588662

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Every Ape in Planet of the Apes Explained | WIRED

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  1. Mean while in Malaysia….certain minister claim Orang Utan will kill them(Human) after watching too much planet of Apes and drink certain drink (Ketum water)

  2. She is forgetting the fact that there was a virus released to create intelligence in the great apes I love these movies because it shows how we are creating technology and going to end ourselves one day and our animals will be our off spring they can evolve where we cannot or refuse to

  3. Of course the chimpanzees attacked humans when the humans deforested and took tractors and mowed down their trees to build houses the chimpanzees saw that for months years building houses on chimps pansies property, so the chimps attacked the humans out of revenge and retribution not for food, you got it wrong! Time index 6 minutes in the video!

  4. Who are "we" before yt people greed and genocidal tendencies, great apes were thriving and living happily in Africa. The disruption of Africa by western predators made these beautiful animals goes almost extinct.

  5. Not meant to be critical of Tara Stoinski, or anyone else who makes the same mistake, but rather to point out a very common mistake, I want to point out that at 13:55 she says that no actual apes were in those movies, when in fact as she had pointed out earlier humans are apes and so every human actor in any movie is an actual ape in that movie.

  6. Slight spoiler?

    It's so poetic when Caesar says, "I always think… ape better than human. I see now… how much like them we are." It's always humans who say "apes are so like us" (almost to the point of being patronising sometimes), but this time it's Caesar saying it back. And he does so not to express fuzzy warm feelings of closeness with humans, but as a word of caution when he realises his rosy, hopeful sense of an intrinsically good and collaborative ape society is just an illusion. The way Caesar says the line is heavy, full of the loss of innocence and loss of the chance to have done things differently. But at the same time, it conveys his acceptance that this is just how it is, and he is resolved to lead the apes down a path that is grim and morally thorny.

    That line always gives me chills.

  7. In this movie there's a gorilla called Donkey. He works for the humans against his own but at the end he repents and with one move and one sacrifice he saves almost his entire community. I always think of him as a typical African leader who sells his people to the Europeans. With one big sacrifiacial move most African countries can be free.

  8. So basically what she’s saying is that the behavior in the characters of this very stylized science-fiction movie is not necessarily what you would see with great apes in the wild. Got it.

  9. Really? Can apes do calculus? Can an ape write poetry? Can an ape split an atom? The other apes are nothing like us and these movies are pure fiction. This biased lady doesn't want to admit that these are not pure apes. They were chemically altered, and their body chemistry was altered to behave more intelligently. Left to their own devices, they'd never leave their respective jungles. You forgot to mention their habitat. They wouldn't last a few years in the Americas especially the orangutangs. There are reasons why large primates do not live in the northwestern hemisphere. Even the niche of a monkey has been replaced by a rodent called the squirrel and we have monkeys in the southern western hemisphere. These "movies" were made to scold humans for being human. More goofy leftist crap.

  10. She says all this stuff about how some stuff they do in the film isn’t accurate to how they are in real life but just remember there meant to be just as smart if not smarter than humans and would act different due to this

  11. The King and Queen one with Ceaser and his wife can be explained with their heightened intelligence: they probably decided to make Ceaser their leader because he was previously the dominant male, so why not keep him that way?


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