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After landing in South America approximately 37 million years ago, primates spread as far north as the Caribbean and as far south as Patagonia, according to research currently appearing online in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.
Oldest-known Asian fossils of monkey, ape and human ancestry date from about 54.5 million years ago, Duke researchers say.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.