The Evolution of Primates
Characteristics and Evolution of Primates
All primates exhibit adaptations for climbing trees and have evolved into two main groups: Prosimians and Anthropoids.
Early Human Evolution
Modern humans and chimpanzees evolved from a common hominoid ancestor that diverged approximately 6 million years ago.
evolved 4 million years ago and is believed to be in the ancestral line of the genus
The human genus
, which includes modern humans as well as extinct human relatives, appeared around 2.3 million years ago.