Study reveals diet of ‘Theropithecus oswaldi’ found in Spain's Cueva Victoria

March 30, 2020 - General

A study published in Journal of Human Evolution  reveals for the first time the diet of the fossil baboon Theropithecus oswaldi found in Cueva Victoria in Cartagena (Murcia, Spain), the only site in Europe with remains of this primate whose origins date back to four million years ago in eastern Africa.

Theropithecus oswaldi cast [Credit: Smithsonian]The new study analyses the diet of the only fossil remains of this primate…

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