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Thursday, April 18th, 2024

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Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Appealing to the better angles of our nature

Humans are predisposed to wait for a crisis rather than take preventative actions. That explains why society waits for the presence of diseases like chronic wasting disease and bovine TB in deer to appear before taking preventative actions like banning baiting and feeding and implementing carcass disposal guidelines. (File photo)

Genetically speaking, humans have roughly 10,000 differences from other mammals – mostly related to brain development. This might sound like a lot, but the human genome is about 3 billion base pairs, so we’re only 0.003% different from other members of Class Mammalia. 
For this reason, it shouldn’t be surprising that chimps and humans are 99% alike, house cats and humans are 90% alike, mice and humans are 85% alike, and cattle and humans are 80% alike. 

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