Re: Prior to the `last common ancestor'

Lynn Garth (
3 Nov 1995 00:09:22 -0500

First may I say, Thank you for throwing out a new topic :-)

>From what I've found, which is not a whole lot, the fossil record is very
sparse. Their habitats were not very condusive for fossil remains. They
would have kept in forest habitat (at least most) and forest environments
just are condusive for remains, what the scavangers didn't get, the
rodentia and bugs eventually would.
I have heard something about a supposed find of a wide variety of fossil
primates in Ethiopia, but that was thru the grapevine, so I'm not sure if
the source was correct. If anyone else has heard anything, please let me