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An ape is a member of the Hominoidea superfamily of primates. This includes two families:

 

1. the family Hylobatidae, with 4 genera and 12 species of gibbons, collectively known as the lesser apes;


2. the family Hominidae consisting of gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and humans, collectively known as the great apes.