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Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton Shows We Evolved From A Tiny Tree Rat
- 06/07/2013 11:38 AM EDT Sci/Tech
A Chinese team of researchers has uncovered what is believed to be the oldest primate known. Called Archicebus achilles, it's the size of a small mouse, and lived in trees. At 55 million years old, it's about 10 million years older than the oldest previously discovered primate.