Evolution of Primates

Primate evolution timeline from 7.4 million years ago to present showing Orangutans, Gorillas and Chimpanzees, the “Great Apes”, and their evolutionary history.

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Primate evolution timeline from 7.4 million years ago to present showing Orangutans, Gorillas and Chimpanzees, the “Great Apes”, and their evolutionary history. Events include fossils, extinct apes, changes in locomotion, evolution of body and genetics.

Each events has hyperlinks to articles from Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia.com and Wikipedia. This is a complementary timeline that works best alongside the Human Evolution timeline.

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