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

Homininae , referred as hominids


What other groups can Homininae divide into?

- African apes (gorilini) - gorillas, chimpanzees.

- Tribe Hominini ( living humans and ancestors)


Why is important to find evidence for common ancestor?

Be able to trace the evolution of humans from this ancestor


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