Why are Humans the Only Mammals That Choke?

Whales can’t, chimpanzees don’t, but we often die from it. There better be a good reason for this evolutionary risk.

Eric J. Kort MD
Aha! Science

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This whale is jumping for joy because she does not need to worry about choking on her dinner like those silly humans. Photo by Thomas Kelley on Unsplash.

The human body is a magnificent peak on the mountain range of evolutionary biology. I do have one criticism, though.

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