With a start he sat up to see a huge, anthropoid ape
squatting at his side, inspecting him intently.
It was approaching through the jungle in a semi-erect position, now and then placing the backs of its closed fists upon the ground--a great anthropoid ape
, and, as it advanced, it emitted deep guttural growls and an occasional low barking sound.
Philander are the only people in the world who can swear that the little skeleton found in the cabin with those of your father and mother was that of an infant anthropoid ape
, and not the offspring of Lord and Lady Greystoke.
There were anthropoid apes
and gorillas--these I had no difficulty in recognizing; but there were other forms which I had never before seen, and I was hard put to it to say whether they were ape or man.
In South America there are, if my memory serves me--you will check the observation, Professor Summerlee--some thirty-six species of monkeys, but the anthropoid ape