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Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution


Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution

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In this animation, comparing features of a 4.4-million-year-old fossil skeleton to those of human and chimpanzee skeletons gives details about our evolutionary history. Phylogenetic trees exemplify the evolutionary relationships of organisms. Comparing some structures carefully generate some essential data which help understand the evolutionary relationships.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: March 16, 2014
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 23, 2014
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: relationship, chimpanzee, species, genetic, genes, phylogenetic tree, skeleton, ancestor, evolution, human


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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