Last common ancestor of African Apes

Where did the last common ancestor of African Apes evolve? / Were the European apes an evolutionary dead end or the ancestors of living African Apes?

Evolutionary dead end (the ancestors of African Apes evolved in Africa): Alba, D. M. (2012). Fossil apes from the Vallès-Penedès basin. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews, 21(6), 254–269. https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21312

Ancestors of living African Apes (the ancestors of African Apes evolved in Eurasia): Begun, D. R., Nargolwalla, M. C., & Kordos, L. (2012). European Miocene Hominids and the Origin of the African Ape and Human Clade. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews, 21(1), 10–23. https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.20329

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