Researchers have uncovered new evidence, which indicates that human and gorillas split 10 million years ago. The team found nine gorilla teeth fossils from 8 million years ago in Ethiopia's Chorora Formation, which is shedding new light on the human-gorilla split.
By analyzing the DNA of Homo floresiensis' teeth, researchers found that they were a separate species from modern man.
A team of researchers have discovered an extinct species of apes known as 'Pliobates cataloniae' which existed 11.6 million years ago. This new finding reveals new information about humans' ancestors, and the evolutionary split between great apes and small apes.