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Ancient teeth from Peru hint now-extinct monkeys crossed Atlantic from Africa

April 10, 2020 - General

Four fossilized monkey teeth discovered deep in the Peruvian Amazon provide new evidence that more than one group of ancient primates journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa, according to new USC research just published in the journal Science.
New research suggests African monkeys crossed to South America earlier
than previously thought [Credit: Shutterstock]

The teeth are from a newly discovered species belonging to an…

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