Originally Posted by GAC
A valid question that even I was asking myself as I watched it. But again, this is science fiction, and it's about the imagination. And in the movie they "introduce" the scenario that, IMO, ultimately contributes to the decline of the human race and aids the apes in gaining future dominance over their human counterparts.
It's definitely written with sequels in mind.
Yeah, I had to agree with CE until I saw the movie this weekend and now I see it's plausible for that scenario to happen.