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New, long-extinct ape species found...

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That looks more like part of a skull from Predator lol.

 

Interesting what we discover each day right under our feet!  

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Those are some mean looking choppers on that thing. 

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Posted (edited)

Thanks for sharing 

Awesome find 

Edited by Patterson-Gimlin
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That's fascinatin', Pat, thank-you!  Two excerpts from that link in particular really caught my attention:

 

"It’s extremely rare, she said, to find such old gibbon remains anywhere because their forest habitat tends to degrade bones quickly."  and

"The field of gibbon research has taken off in recent years, Cheyne said, with eight new species of living gibbons discovered since 2000 and two just in the last two years."

 

That just goes to show that there are almost certainly other Ape species left to be discovered (and some of those might be very large).  I can't imagine keeping any of them as "pets" though.  yikes!  :o  lol

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There cant possibly be undiscovered primates.  Laffin

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Nice find!

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Extinct Gibbon Found in
Tomb of Ancient Chinese
Emperor’s Grandmother

The remains appear to be a new species
of gibbon, and it was perhaps a pet.

On ‎6‎/‎26‎/‎2018 at 11:45 PM, xspider1 said:

I can't imagine keeping any of them as "pets" though.  yikes!  :o  lol

Pet Owner: "And how's my little monkey friend today?"
Pet Owner's pet: "Drop those bananas and no one gets hurt!"

 

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The Cheyne lady who is quoted in the article has a very impressive pedigree.

"She is a vice-chair of the IUCN Primate Specialist Group Section on Small Apes and a member of the IUCN Cat Specialist Group. Susan is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Fellow of the Linnean Society and a member of the Royal Society of Biologists. Susan’s interests range from primates and felids to population ecology, habitat management and wildlife trade."

 

I would imagine that she spends an impressive amount of time in the field and could certainly be considered an authority on how quickly primate remains degrade in nature.

 

Why is this argument not allowed to perhaps explain the absence of Sasquatch remains from the fossil record?  

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