Why are Chimps So Strong?
November 11, 2011 6:41 AM Subscribe
How is it chimps are stronger than humans?
posted by musofire to Pets & Animals (13 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Chimps are known to be much stronger than human beings. How is that? Presumably their individual muscles are more or less comparable to ours, ounce for ounce.
Is this something we gave up in the nerve department when we evolved towards fine motor control, or is it a matter of leverage, or what?