Apes are human’s closest living relatives. And furthermore, apes and humans have more in common than most other animals due to the fact that we had common ancestors millions of years ago. This is the reason why humans and apes have features that are quite similar. Read on to explore how humans are different from apes and if we have any similarities with them.
Difference Between Ape and Man
|Most apes have very prominent brow ridges||The brow ridges in humans are less pronounced|
|Most apes have a diastema (an open space between upper incisors)||Humans do not have a diastema|
|Arms are longer than legs||Arms are NOT longer than legs|
|Most apes have a C-shaped spine||Humans have an S-shaped spine|
|Great toes (hallux) is opposable||Hallux is not opposable|
|(Some) apes can make simple tools||Humans can make much more complex tools|
|Apes do not have any written language||Humans have many written languages|
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