Degenerative joint disease in African great apes: an evolutionary perspective.

@article{Jurmain2000DegenerativeJD,
  title={Degenerative joint disease in African great apes: an evolutionary perspective.},
  author={Robert D Jurmain},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={185-203}
}
Degenerative joint disease is investigated in the spine and major peripheral joints (shoulder, elbow, hip and knee) in samples of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii; P. troglodytes troglodytes), lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), and bonobos (P. paniscus). The P. troglodytes schweinfurthii sample comes from Gombe National Park, Tanzania, while the other samples are derived from museum materials originally collected in west/central Africa. Total data for African ape samples… CONTINUE READING
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