A dylanus is a humanoid that is more man-like than any other mammals, with one species resembling a European human. Almost all of the dylanus species are omnivores, with 1 species herbivorous and the other one almost fully carnivorous. In evolution, dylanuses first evolved in 5 million years ago, 4 million years before the first humans evolved. Dylanuses are actually not primates at all, but part of the carnivoran mammal family that is closely related to meerkats, fossas, civets, hyenas, mongooses, binturongs, and genets. Their ancestors originally lived in North American forests in 30 mya as mongoose-like small mammals, which had migrated from Asia few million years earlier, but later in 18 mya, they evolved into lion-sized, cougar-like animals with hyena-like heads known as cetofelises. Over millions of years, the descendants of some populations cetofelises had developed the bipedal locomotion, evolving into Lutonsotherium at around 15 mya, and became less carnivorous and more omnivorous diet and had became more humanoid in appearance and locomotion, thus evolving into Homodon in 9 mya, and their tails disappearing, claws becoming nails, their brains grow larger and smarter, and they became almost hairless (with one species, especially, almost lossing all hair except for on its head), thus evolving into dylanuses around 5 mya. While the surviving cetofelises, lutonsotheriums, and homodons had died out, many species of dylanuses have survived and many (if not all) are flourishing.
These are the known dylanus species that are still alive today:
While the Indian Giant Dylanus was the largest of all dylanuses, about 18-19.5 feet tall and weighed 5.5 tons, even bigger than today's Madagascar giant dylanuses.