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Author Topic: A European Ancestor to African Great Apes and Humans?  (Read 1242 times)
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« on: June 21, 2009, 04:35:18 AM »

National Geographic blog ( publishes an interesting news:

"A European Ancestor to African Great Apes and Humans?"
Posted Jun 11,2009
While the spotlight of the day might rest on the newly announced Miocene ape, Anoiapithecus brevirostris, another important early great ape is sitting in the shadows. It is Rudapithecus hungaricus, which, along with Dryopithecus and Anoiapithecus, is considered by some to be related to living great apes. Rudapithecus may be the closest we have yet come to finding the ancestor of African great apes and humans. All of these fossil apes were found in Europe.

The full text is available HERE

Any one having more info on this subject?


Paul Trehin
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