The sexy, happy apes we might have been

( CNN) Something like 2 million years ago, evolution gave the world a gift that’s still standing here wrapped in a bow. The problem is that it was delivered to the wrong address; we humen didn’t get onto.

The gift has to do with the human family tree, whose ancient trunk and long branches please give rise to many species of ape, many of them long faded and some, like chimpanzees and gorillas, still with us.

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