Which animals are the closest relatives to humans?

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Chimpanzees and humans share a common ancestor about four to six million years ago. The genetic similarity is so high, that the two species of chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes and Pan paniscus, have been proposed to belong with H. sapiens in the genus Homo, rather than in Pan.
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