The truth is that placing a man in the Monkey House was intended as an education for the public in Darwinian evolution.
Recent fossil finds scramble yet again what scientists thought they knew about human origins.
I can hardly resist the temptation to say “I told you so,” or to jokingly remark, “Oops, they did it again.”
The Belgian human zoo sounds exactly like the St. Louis equivalent just a few years later.
John West was in St. Louis recently and had the opportunity to explore the site of the 1904 World’s Fair, which featured a “human zoo.”