Genetically speaking, a gene pool is the collection of all the genes that exist for a given species. The bigger the gene pool, the more diverse the genetic information, and diversity as such helps populations withstand shifting, difficult environmental conditions.
Within this website, the Gene Pool represents the diverse, ever-mutating "DNA" of The Monkey Bible Project. After you're done playing with the game above, you're invited to dive into the Gene Pool.
We apologize for the egg and sperm—we’re aware that sex makes some folks fidgety. But taboos and humor aside, sex is a fundamental component of the biological creation story. It’s also critical to the mixing and the expansion of genes in a gene pool. Sex, as so many living things on earth are proof of, is more than just a game.