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Chinese Fossil Discovery Casts New Light on Origin of Primates

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Chinese Fossil Discovery Casts New Light on Origin of Primates
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Archicebus achilles was about the size of a large mouse. By digitally reconstructing the two divided halves of the fossil, the researchers have been able to examine it in detail, from its small eyes to its large, monkey-like feet. Scientists say it represents a point in evolution were primates diverged into two groups, tarsier primates and anthropoids, whose modern descendants include monkeys and humans.moreless

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