Jump to navigation Jump to search Human and ape sex article is about the book. Morris said that Homo sapiens not only have the largest brains of all higher primates, but that sexual selection in human evolution has caused humans to have the highest ratio of penis size to body mass.
Morris framed many features of human behaviour in the context of evolution at a time when cultural explanations were more orthodox. A 1973 film directed by Donald Driver, very loosely based on the book, was made starring Johnny Crawford and Victoria Principal. Corgi paperback editions, 1967, 1968, 1969. The Illustrated Naked Ape: A Zoologist’s Study of the Human Animal. Towers, Naked Ape or Homo Sapiens? In February 1976, the book was removed from high school library shelves by the board of education of the Island Trees Union Free School District in New York.