If there was a fusion event, that doesn’t demonstrate human/ape common ancestry.
Paleoanthropologists face a number of daunting challenges in their quest to reconstruct a story of hominim evolution.
Evolutionary scientists commonly tell the public that the fossil evidence for the Darwinian evolution of humans from ape-like creatures is incontrovertible.
When Ardipithecus ramidus (“Ardi”) was first unveiled to the world in 2009, the media went bananas.
A striking contrast with how many Darwinian biologists might describe the same thing.