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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.

1965

35mm slide: 11303

Book Citation: "Early Man," by F. Clark Howell and the Editors of LIFE; p. 42. New York: Time Inc., 1965.

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Dryopithecus: Though its skeleton is tantalizingly incomplete, Dryopithecus can be fairly described from a few jaws and teeth. First of the fossil great apes to be discovered, it was widely distributed; remains have been unearthed throughout Europe, in North India and China.

1965

35mm slide: 11305

Book Citation: "Early Man," by F. Clark Howell and the Editors of LIFE; p. 42. New York: Time Inc., 1965.

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Ramapithecus: The easliest manlike primate found so far, Ramapithecus is now thought by some experts to be the oldest of man's ancestors in a direct line. This hominid status is predicated upon a few teeth, some fragments of jaw and a palate unmistakably human in shape.

1965

35mm slide: 11309

Book Citation: "Early Man," by F. Clark Howell and the Editors of LIFE; p. 42. New York: Time Inc., 1965.