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- 35mm slide: 11307
- Date of Photo
- World Region
- Old World
- Proconsul: Known from numerous fragments adding up to almost complete skeletons, Proconsul is considered to be a very early ape, the ancestor of the chimpanzee and perhaps of the gorilla. A contemporary of Pliopithecus, it is often found with it in the same fossil site.
- 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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