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- 35mm slide: 11301
- Date of Photo
- World Region
- Old World
- Pliopithecus: One of the earliest proto-apes, Pliopithecus had the look of a modern gibbon although its arms were not as disproportionately long and specialized for swinging through the trees. On the basis of its teeth and skull it is now classed as an ancestor of the gibbon line.
- Image Categories
- Fossil hominids/ Physical Anthropology: Other
- Text/Graphic/Model: Reconstruction
- Source Type Detail
- Book Citation: "Early Man," by F. Clark Howell and the Editors of LIFE; p. 41. New York: Time Inc., 1965.
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