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Did humans really come from apes?

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2012-03-28 19:40:40
2012-03-28 19:40:40

No our ancestors did not come from apes, but humans and apes have a common ancestor, then at that point it split into two branches which are the apes and humans.

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Many people believe against it, but I think that yes, humans came from apes, probably chimpanzees or bonobos.

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Extant non-human apes and humans evolved from a common ancestor.

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This is something that is often misunderstood. Humans and apes evolved from a common ancestor. Humans did not 'come' from apes.

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Considering humans and apes share 98% of their DNA, it is highly probable that we evolved from apes. Althoug humans may have evolved from apes, it is more likelt that we are both descended from a common ancestor.

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We ARE APES! It's impossible to evolve out of a clade. We are apes now and our decedents will always be apes as well. Now to answer your question specifically; we evolved from an extinct species of ape (hom0-erectus, hom0-habilis are two examples of ape species that modern day humans evolved from) in the past just like all of the other extant species of apes came from extant species of apes.

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Apes and humans share 98% of the same DNA we really only have a 2% difference. and we are just more intelligent.

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Humans and apes are both mammals.

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Not exactly. 'Black people' are an ethnic group of modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens. Homo sapiens is a species of Great Apes. Therefore, you, and all other humans, regardless of ethnicity, came from apes, are apes, and produce more apes.

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I think it did happened. My teacher says it a theory that humans evolved from apes. My mother said it's a fact. Everyone has their opinions.

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No We Dont Come From Monkies And We Dont Come From Apes.Some People Ask That If We Formed From Apes How Come There Are Some Still On This Earth The Truth Is That We Dont Come From Apes And We Dont Come From Humans.We Come From Something In The Middle. So That The Creature Can Produce Us(Humans) And Apes.

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Humans are in fact, apes so in a sense we do give birth to apes.

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People did not evolve from apes. Humans and apes have a common ancestor. No theory of evolution states that humans evolved from apes.

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that's because we humans come from them and developed it from them

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Humans evolved from apes. So Apes came first.

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It didn't. Humans never WERE apes.

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Yes, apes and humans are in the family "Hominids."

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Some apes *are* humans - notably all humans, since they are descended from apes. But evolution is not a ladder: it is a branching tree. While some apes evolved to become humans, other lineages of ape went in other directions, and became chimps, bonobos, gorillas, and so on.

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apes are like humans because they are intelligent creatures and they are meant to be are ancestors and humans are cool

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apes and humans are classified as hominids

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i do not think apes are smarter than humans there might be some things they are

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No. Humans are apes. Apes and monkeys are two separate species.

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No. Humans and other apes had a common ancestor millions of years ago.

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The apes view humans as humans view apes now ; the two look down upon the other (Sub-ape/sub-human) and subject them to medical experiments .

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Apes or the Great Apes, scientifically are Humans,Chimpanzees,Gorillas, and Orangutans.

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Yes, gorillas and humans are in the same zoological family, the Great Apes.


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