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1

What sub-family do humans and African apes belong to?

Homininae , referred as hominids

2

What other groups can Homininae divide into?

- African apes (gorilini) - gorillas, chimpanzees.

- Tribe Hominini ( living humans and ancestors)

3

Why is important to find evidence for common ancestor?

Be able to trace the evolution of humans from this ancestor

4

What are the two super families that primates divide into?

- Prosimians (before apes)
- anthropoids or Hominoids,have large brains, compared to body size, monkeys, apes, humans belong to this family