Friday, September 04, 2015

Antillothrix bernensis, 1 Million Year Old Caribbean Monkey

'The presence of endemic new world monkeys on the Caribbean islands is one the great questions of bio-geography and our work on these fossils shows Antillothrix existed on Hispaniola relatively morphologically unchanged for over a million years. By establishing the age of these fossils we have changed the understanding of primate evolution in this region.' said Dr Green.

Read more at: Phys Org News.