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  • n  any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • n  someone who copies the words or behavior of another
  • n  person who resembles a nonhuman primate
  • v  imitate uncritically and in every aspect
    Her little brother apes her behavior
  • v  represent in or produce a caricature of

  • An experiment of bringing up an infant ape under identical conditions with a human infant was reported in outline last year by Winthrop Niles Kellogg, associate professor of .
  • Although his signature ape heads and camouflage patterns have appeared on everything from action figures and trucker hats to condoms and Pepsi bottles, the core fashion lines still .
  • Not much to go ape over in the new Planet of the Apes.
News & Articles

  • Bonobo ape born at Memphis Zoo
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Zoo says a bonobo ape was born there on Mother's Day. The zoo said Tuesday that the bonobo was born to parents "Kiri" and "Mofana" on May 12, but the sex of the baby is not yet known. Zookeepers and veterinarians will determine the sex of the youngster in coming weeks. Bonobos are a member of the greater ape family and look similar to chimpanzees. Matt Thompson ...
    June 11, 2013 - WDEF Chattanooga
  • Memphis zoo has rare ape
    The Memphis Zoo says a bonobo ape was born there on Mother's Day.
    June 11, 2013 - WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
  • NEWS: Retro Studios Had a Hard Time Deciding Between Making a New Donkey Kong or Metroid Title
    The ape beat out the bounty hunter. Michael Kelbaugh from Retro Studios says that it was hard to decide between making a new Metroid or Donkey Kong game. Revealed in a tweet by an ONM writer, Donkey Kong was chosen because Retro felt they had unfinished business with the franchise. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is one of this year's Wii U tent-pole games and a follow up to Retro's Donkey ...
    June 11, 2013 - Nintendo World Report
Quotes

  • Paul Watson in 570 News
    I can't think of anything that defines helplessness and fear more than a seal pup on the ice that can't swim or escape as it is approached by some cigarette-smoking ape with a club,Watson said in his release. "These men are sadistic baby...
  • Paul Flynn in International Herald Tribune
    It's another foolish attempt to ape an American practice that is generally mocked,said Paul Flynn, a Labour Party MP from Wales. "This is part of a fascination with America. But the adoration of the national flag in America strikes us as a...
  • Dave Jones in BBC Sport
    If it was one of my players then I would be going absolutely ape. I'd be climbing the wall,Jones added.

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