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- 35mm slide: 11303
- Date of Photo
- World Region
- Old World
- Oreopithecus: A likely sidebranch on man's family tree, Oreopithecus is believed t ohave stood around four feet tall and weighed about 80 pounds. Its teeth and pelvis led scientists to wonder if it could be ancestral to man, but apparently it became extinct some 8 million years ago.
- 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. 42. New York: Time Inc., 1965.
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