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Evolution......

if men and women evolved from monkeys and apes then why do we still have monkeys and apes?

 
Alysia_Moore

Asked by Alysia_Moore at 2:01 PM on Aug. 1, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Yep men & women did not evolve from apes & couldn't have because apes are (at the moment) an end product like humans. The ancestors of humans are often refered to as "ape-like" which would be an appropriate description of modern humans as well (if slightly less so), I believe that is where the confusion comes in.
    nysa00

    Answer by nysa00 at 2:08 PM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • Common misconception. Evolution does not state that we evolved from apes but rather a common primate ancestor
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 2:02 PM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • We didn't.  We evolved from these:


    http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/IMAGES/Pennsylvania/pennsylvania-trilobite.jpg


    And so did the monkeys and the apes.  We're on the left branch, they're on the right.  Further back you'll find the dogs and cats branching off, and even further back you'll find the birds.

    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 2:28 PM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • wow. and I thought I was crazy lol O...K....
    Alysia_Moore

    Answer by Alysia_Moore at 2:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2009

  • we didn't evolve from apes.. they are cousins of ours.


    this will answer all your questions about evolution


    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/evo_toc_01

    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2009