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    That's No Primate: It's a Fish! New Look at Fossil of 'Lemur Without a Nose'

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    That's No Primate: It's a Fish! New Look at Fossil of 'Lemur Without a Nose'

    Post  Guest on Fri Oct 05, 2012 5:01 pm

    That's No Primate: It's a Fish! New Look at Fossil of 'Lemur Without a Nose'




    ScienceDaily (Oct. 3, 2012) ā€” A seven million-year-old South American fossil from a species known as Arrhinolemur scalabrinii -- which translates literally to "Scalabrini's lemur without a nose" -- has long been a curiosity because there is only one specimen in existence and it is unlike most other primates.... There is a reason for that, scientists have discovered. The lemur without a nose is actually a fish.

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