Tag Archives: Primates

c. 10 Million BCE: The Evolutionary Journey of Hominids

Hominids, encompassing great apes and humans, trace their origins back to about 10 million years ago. Adaptations to changing environments during the Miocene led to diverse lifestyles. Genetic evidence suggests the divergence of orangutans, gorillas, [...]

c. 60 Million BCE: The Evolution and Diversity of Primates

Primates, evolving behavioral strategies to survive in a predator-dominated world, are characterized by hands, hand-like feet, and forward-facing eyes. Ranging from lemurs to gorillas, their adaptations for tree-dwelling have led to enhanced vision and intelligence, [...]