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Researchers discover rare fossil ape cranium in China

September 6, 2013

the cranium of the fossil juvenile ape A team of scientists from Penn State University, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Arizona State University, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, and the Yunnan Cultural Relics and Archaeology Institute has announced the discovery of a new cranium of a fossil ape from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan Province, China. Full Story

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