The relations between man and ape are most readily stated in comparison with the gorilla, as on the whole the most anthropomorphous ape.
The acknowledgment of man's structural similarity with the anthropomorphous species nearest approaching him, viz.: the higher or anthropoid apes, had long before Prichard's day been made by Linnaeus, who in his Systema Naturae (1735) grouped them together as the highest order of Mammalia, to which he gave the name of Primates.
anthropomorphous apes, as Rutimeyer (77.
In the adult male anthropomorphous apes, as Rutimeyer (77.