Monkeys Crossed From South America To North America 21 Million Years Ago; Fossils Found In Panama Canal

April 21, 2016 9:12 AM

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Seven fossil teeth of monkey were found in the excavation area in the Panama Canal expansion project. This showed that monkeys had crossed the North American continent from South America 21 million years ago. The study was issued in the journal Nature.

The fossil teeth belonged to a South American Monkey, according to Reuters. The teeth consist of molars that are about one-fifth of an inch long. The voyage of the said monkeys is a bit mysterious.

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