Ancient primate is called a crucial evolutionary link

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 18:00 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The 55-million-year-old fossil of Archicebus achilles suggests primates first arose in Asia, according to a report in Nature.A 55-million-year-old fossil of a mouse-sized primate has been identified as a crucial evolutionary link in the chain that led to apes and humans.

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