Why Are There Still Monkeys?
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- Meikle, W.E. & Scott, E.C. Evo Edu Outreach (2010) 3: 573. doi:10.1007/s12052-010-0293-2
The question “If humans evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?” reveals a widespread and persistent misconception about the process and pattern of evolution. The concept of “cousins” is central to understanding and overcoming this particular obstacle to evolution education.