The Brain of the Gorilla


THE anatomy of the brain of the gorilla has been hitherto absolutely unknown. From the valuable photographs published by Dr. Bolau in his recent memoir on the anatomy of the gorilla, which was referred to in last week's issue of this journal (p. 127), I am enabled to give a brief account of its external anatomy, to reproduce the illustrations of its form, and to compare it with the brain of man and the other anthropomorpha. There are three views of the brain, the upper, the outer, and the inner surfaces, figures of which are here given, and a careful description of the sulci, by Dr. Ad. Pansch, is appended.

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THANE, G. The Brain of the Gorilla. Nature 15, 142–144 (1876) doi:10.1038/015142a0

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