Curious George Turns 75, But Is He A Monkey Or An Ape?
Curious George turns 75 this month, but the question remains whether he is as depicted, Curious George has no tail, suggesting he is an ape or history doesn' t really tell us whether Curious George is a monkey or an ape.and how the
Curious George is the protagonist of a series of popular children's books of the same name, written by H. Rey and Margret Rey with illustrations by Alan J. The books feature a chimp named George, who is brought from his home in Africa by "The Man with The Yellow Hat" as his best friend to live with him in a giant city. When the first story, Cecily G. The books have been adapted into several television series and films. The Jewish couple fled Paris in June , on self made bicycles, carrying the Curious George manuscript with them.
Curious George is called a "little monkey" in all of the Curious George literature , TV shows, and movies. But Curious George has no tail, and generally, that means you are an ape. But, there is one monkey with no tail, or at least one that is vestigial and not visible: The Barbary Macaque Macaca sylvanus. For this reason, some have suggested that George is a monkey, specificaly, a Barbary Macaque or perhaps a close previously undiscovered species. However, one of the main features distinguishing between monkeys and apes is the intermembral index.
I did a fairly thorough search of Google Images, and found nothing showing Curious George with a tail. If I overlooked an actual Curious George image with a tail, let me know. I remember him with a tail, but I can also see him without one. How can that be…? People have reported many dual memories at this site.
He is a little, intelligent, curious, innocent, cute, compassionate, adorable, tailless young little monkey who is always up to something. He is voiced by Frank Welker ,. George's human owner is Ted Shackleford The Man with the Yellow Hat , who tries to pay close attention to George, but mostly always loses concentration. George is generally a curious normal and adorable little monkey, but not normal when he gets up to things. George is always asking questions to Ted and his other friends. George is always very curious about many things as implied by his name , a trait, which helps George learn, but also often lands him in trouble, but soon in the future, will learn better and act well-behaved like his siblings. George has an impressive proficiency in visual art as well as a strong sense of natural beauty.
Why Does Curious George Not Have a Tail?
By Jonathan Kemmerer-Scovner. It is this contrast between the child-like and the societally subversive which goes a long way toward making them such a compelling topic for me.