Fossilized Skull of a Juvenile Ape Discovered in China

September 6, 2013 2:57 PM

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Penn State researchers have unearthed the cranium of a fossil ape from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan Province located in China.

The cranium of the fossil ape (Lufengpithecus) is a significant find, according to team member Nina Jablonski, professor of Anthropology at Penn State. This fossil is the remains of a juvenile ape.

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