Our hominoid line, humans, gorillas, chimpanzees and lesser apes, is one among the superfamily Hominoidea.See the taxonomic table of primates for two comparative classification shcemes.Living orders of placental mammals , be it bats, humanity, whales or camels, have as their common ancestor a small insectivore creature that went through a major phase of adaptive radiation during the Early Cenozoic Era .We humans are first animals, then mammals, then primates.africanus (Dart, 1925) (including small brained australopithecines) (see books), H.erectus (including the Java and Peking hominids - the archetypal Missing Link) and H.Between the mid-1930s and mid 1940s geneticists, systematists and palaeontologists collaborated to create a united approach to evolution, the "Modern Synthesis".Ernst Mayr reduced all the hominid (human ancestor: (see hominid books)) fossil records to three species, A.
Mammals and subsequently humanity may not have become dominant on earth had it not been for the global catastrophe that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
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In our modern view, the creation of Adam must conform with the evolutionary creation of humanity.
God first completed the physical and biological constitution of humanity.