African fossil reveals clues to evolution of ape-human lineage KINGSTON, R.I., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Scientists say evidence of an African environment inhabited by an ancient ape species provides insights into the early diversification of the ape-human lineage. Read more on this news related to 'Ape'
Discovery of Ancient Kenyan Primate Proconsul Fossils Redefines Ape-Human Lineage Anthropologists have discovered definitive evidence of that the early ape Proconsul inhabited Rusinga Island in Kenya. An international team of scientists, including colleagues from the University of Rhode Island, found fossils of a single individual Proconsul, which lived between 18 to 20 million years ago. Evidence of the extinct genus of primates was discovered Read more on this news related to 'Ape'