If man evolved from monkeys, how come we still have monkeys?
- 10 months agoFavorite Answer
Humans didn’t evolve from monkeys.
- DiogenesLv 710 months ago
Actually, humans evolved from apes, not "monkeys."
Before you ask, we still have apes because most, but not all, apes are descended from the particular genetic branch which eventually led to humans.
- JohnLv 410 months ago
Because it's still going on. Not mentioning any names.
- 10 months ago
Humans did not evolve from monkeys . However we do share a comman ancestor with monkeys
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- Elaine MLv 710 months ago
Because monkeys and us shared a common primate ancestor and the resulting lines from that didn't die out.
All canines share a common ancestor, yet we have foxes, jackals, dogs, wolves, etc. Some lines died out like the dire wolf. The African Wild Dog is in the process of going extinct.
All felines share a common ancestor -- house cats, lions, tigers, cheetahs, servals, caracals, etc. Some lines did die out like the sabertooth, the cave lion, the American cheetah, etc.
- Anonymous10 months ago
- JazSincLv 710 months ago
If you are descended from your grandfather, how come your first cousins exist?
If your first cousins are taller, better looking, and smarter than you, then how come you exist?
- ob1knobLv 710 months ago
If atheists evolved from theists, how come we still have theists?
- zenoLv 610 months ago
If man evolved from god how come we can't
Fly or wave our hand and change the world
In a magic way with complete power.
- choko_canyonLv 710 months ago
I seriously hope you're trolling and aren't really that ignorant.
- MattLv 510 months ago
Man and current monkeys evolved from prehistoric primate.