The new "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" movie, opening August 5, is an origins-type flick, charting the scientific breakthroughs — and snafus — that lead to, well, worldwide primate domination. But apparently much of that science isn't too far from reality — apes really are getting smarter, as evidenced by two just-found videos of apes doing quite humanlike activities: walking upright and playing a first-person shooter on Playstation. Check out the crazy videos below.
Amateur footage of a gorilla walking like a human, from a zoo in Germany:
Chimp plays first-person shooter, from a clip from a Japanese science doc*mentary: