Newly discovered monkey species helps fill ‘6-million-year void’ in evolution


A new species of monkey that lived 22 million years ago in Africa “helps fill a 6-million-year void” in primate evolution, according to a new study. Identified by its fossilized teeth, the new species, known as Alophia metios, was found in the badlands of northwest Kenya. The teeth may give clues on how their diets…

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