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Human Evolution

A very brief summary of the evolution of large-brained, bipedal humans.

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ape

ape

The group of primates that includes gibbons, orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and humans.
Homo

Homo

The genus of great apes that includes Homo sapiens (modern humans) and extinct human ancestors, such as Homo neanderthalensis.
primate

primate

The group of mammals that includes lemurs, monkeys and apes.

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