Last Modified: 2011-10-03
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All mammals of the order Primates, which includes the anthropoids and prosimians, characterized by refined development of the hands and feet, a shortened snout, and a large brain.
refers to one of the two suborders of primates: monkeys, apes, and humans are anthropoids—but NOT prosimians.
member species of the “superfamily” that includes humans and all of the apes as well as our ancestors.
: refers to contemporary humans and fossil human ancestors, as well as chimpanzees and gorillas and all of our common ancestors.
member species of the line that led to anatomically modern humans, as well as other human lineages that did not, AFTER the split with the line that led to chimpanzees.
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