Forget what you’ve heard about human beings having descended from apes. We didn’t descend from apes. We are apes. Metaphorically and factually, Homo sapiens is one of the five surviving species of great apes, along with chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans. … Like bonobos and chimps, we are randy descendants of hyper sexual ancestors

Forget what you’ve heard about human beings having descended from apes. We didn’t descend from apes. We are apes. Metaphorically and factually, Homo sapiens is one of the five surviving species of great apes, along with chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans. … Like bonobos and chimps, we are randy descendants of hyper sexual ancestors

— Sex at Dawn p. 1

Forget what you’ve heard about human beings having descended from apes. We didn’t descend from apes. We are apes. Metaphorically and factually, Homo sapiens is one of the five surviving species of great apes, along with chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans. … Like bonobos and chimps, we are randy descendants of hyper sexual ancestors.”

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