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Could a monkey do your job?

From engineers to day traders, how far off are we from a true planet of the apes?

Yes, the job market is terrible. But if you think outsourcing, increasing use of robots, and a downright lame global economy have made times tough, just wait till other primates start adding to the competition.

The crew that brought us other enlightening infographics--like this classic on the science behind toilet paper orientation--has this tongue in cheek look at the threat that trained monkeys and apes could pose to your next job search.

Fortunately, the research done by the team at doesn't mention "tech blogger" as one of the most threatened trades. Still, maybe I should make my prose a bit more Shakespearean, just in case.

They might not yet run the planet, but could they take over the workplace? (Click for full graphic.)