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    New fossil primate found in West Texas

    Published: May 16, 2011

    Physical anthropologist Chris Kirk, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, recently announced the discovery of a previously unknown species of fossil primate, Mescalerolemur horneri, found in the badlands of West Texas.

    Take a closer look at the jaw of the Mescalerolemur, which lived during the Eocene Epoch about 43 million years ago, and a collection of images from the site where the Mescalerolemur was found.

    Read more about the discovery.

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