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Human Vs Chimp Evolution: Differences From Our Closest Living Relatives

Approximately 25 million years ago, an ancestor of both humans and apes genetically diverged from monkeys and lost its tail. No one had identified the genetic mutation responsible for this dramatic change in our physiology — until now.

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Human Vs Chimp Evolution: Differences From Our Closest Living Relatives
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    We finally know why humans don't have tails

    We finally know why humans don't have tails

    Researchers discover a potential genetic connection between humans' tail loss and a type of birth defect. Approximately 25 million years ago, an …

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