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- adjective Resembling a
chimpanzeeor some aspect of one.
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"It is hard for me to actually find a lot of characteristics that are not chimpanzeelike," says David Begun, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Toronto and editor of the Journal of Human Evolution, who notes that while Ardi's teeth are different from chimpanzees, he doesn't see signs that she was adapted to walking on two feet.
It had canine teeth comparable to ancestral apes ', for instance, and an unmistakably chimpanzeelike skull.
The last common ancestor of humans and apes may have been gorillalike, chimpanzeelike, bonobolike, or different from any living species.
For this to be true, our earliest ancestor would need to have been chimpanzeelike and we must have been on the warpath ever since.