Evolution

Timeline created by Hkohen12
  • ORANGUTAN

    ORANGUTAN
    16 MILLION YEARS AGO
    Meaning "person of the forest" in Malaysian, the
    orangutan has a wild population of about 55,000.
    The average life span of an orangutan is 35 years
    in the wild. They eat mostly fruits, sometimes
    leaves, bark and small mammals. To mate, the
    male orangutan has a long mating call. There is
    one adult male per territory. In his territory, adult
    females and their young live in loose social groups.
    Adult males and females only interact to mate.
    Adult males are solitary.
  • GORILLA

    GORILLA
    8 MILLION YEARS AGO
    Meaning “tribe of hairy women” in Greek, the
    Gorilla has a wild population of about 100,000.
    The average lifespan is about 35 years in the wild.
    Their diet consists of fruits, shoots, leaves, and
    vines. They sometimes eat insects and rotting
    wood too. Males are highly dominant, but in some
    sub-species female hierarchies are found. In the
    wild, one male will lead a group of up to 20
    females and young. Compared to other apes,
    gorillas mate very infrequently. Only 3 days out of
  • CHIMPANZEE

    CHIMPANZEE
    6 MILLION YEARS AGO
    Meaning “mock man” or “ape” in
    Tshiluba, the Chimpanzee has an
    average life span of 40 years in the
    wild. The average population is about
    200,000. Their diet consists of fruits,
    leaves, flowers, and sometimes small
    animals including monkeys. Adult
    males are dominant over all females,
    living in communities with their young
    of up to 150 members. Mating occurs
    outside of the community between
    dominant males and fertile females.
  • HUMAN

    HUMAN
    6 MILLION YEARS AGO
    Meaning “earthly beings” in Latin, the human population on earth is exceeding 7 billion. The
    world average life expectancy is about 65 years old, but it varies from country to country. Their
    diet has a wide variety consisting of most edible things. Humans live alone, or with families or
    roommates, unlike most apes that live in communities. Males and females can be dominant in
    the human population. Humans can either be celibate, monogamous, or polygamous.
  • BONOBO

    BONOBO
    Meaning “ancestor” in a Bantu language, the Bonobo has a wild population of 20,000- 50,000.
    The average life span is about 40 years in the wild. Their diet consists of truffles, leaves, fruit,
    and honey. They sometimes eat small animals. Females are dominant over males in their
    communities of up to 200 members. Sex occurs often
    in all aged bonobos. They have relationships between
    male/female, female/female, and male/male.