Apes—Swinging Down from the Trees
Lecture no. 19 from the course: Major Transitions in Evolution
Taught by Professor Anthony Martin and 1 others | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Trace the evolution of some primates into monkeys and apes, culminating in “the age of apes” beginning around 25 million years ago. Within their great diversity of size, diet, social structure, and ways of moving, one ape lineage appeared in Africa different from the others, sharing many features with modern humans.