Do We Share an Ancestor with Chimps?

by Ken Ham on June 4, 2021


This is Ken Ham, author and speaker on Genesis . . . and all of the Bible’s reliability.


Evolutionists believe humans and chimps share a common ancestor. But did you know that apes and humans don’t share the same number of chromosomes? This goes against evolutionary expectations. So they believe that in the past, two chromosomes fused in the lineage—that eventually became us.

But if this happened, certain DNA structures should appear twice in our chromosome number two; one would function, the other would not. Evolutionists point to places they believe those structures are found. But research shows those places actually contain working genes . . . and important regulatory sequences, not broken, old DNA structures.

The evidence rejects evolution!

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