Initially, Ardi was widely called the “oldest human ancestor,” due to its supposed skeletal traits that indicated an early bipedal (upright walking) species.
Is this proof of Adam and Eve? Far from it. It merely shows they might be possible. This model is scientific and as such is falsifiable.
A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
As with Discovery Institute, the Zentrum plans to pursue its work not from a faith perspective but from a scientific one.
This fascinating study also counters arguments that Homo naledi was beginning to develop a human-like intellect.