Consider the phylogenetic tree shown above. Geographic labels indicate the origin of humans sampled for mtDNA sequence analysis. Chimp is the outgroup. Which of the following statements is correct?

A. The tree supports the “out of Africa
hypothesis” for the origin humans because it
implies that the common ancestor of all the
humans is of African origin.
B. The tree does not reveal anything about
the geographic original of humans.
C. The tree supports the multi-regional
hypothesis because there are four
independent populations.
D. The closest relative to the Kenyans are the
E. The Chinese share a more recent common
ancestor with the Ethiopians than the