Latest Oreopithecus Stories
According to a new study, led by University of Texas at Austin anthropologists Gabrielle A. Russo and Liza Shapiro, the 9- to 7-million-year-old ape from Italy did not, in fact, walk habitually on two legs.
CT scans of fossilized primate skulls or skull fragments from both the Old and New Worlds may shed light on how these extinct animals moved, especially for those species without any known remains, according to an international team of researchers.
NYU and George Washington University anthropologists question the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our human ancestors.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.