|Genre:||Science fiction short story|
|Preceded by:||It’s Great to Be Back!|
|Followed by:||Water Is for Washing|
“Jerry Was” a Man is a short story by Robert A. Heinlein. First time published in “Thrilling Wonder Stories” October issue of 1947.
Jerry is a genetically modified chimpanzee who is roughly as intelligent as a man. In a world where genetically engineered animals are run of the mill Jerry decides that it is time to stand up for his rights.