Primate Fossils of Africa

Africa is a primo place to go if you’re hunting fossils, the primate kind and otherwise. South Africa, Ethiopia, Egypt, and Kenya are prime fossil hunting grounds since the landscape tends to be dry with little vegetation, making the ground highly exposed and the digging relatively easy.  Though most fossils from the most primitive primates… Continue reading Primate Fossils of Africa

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Come on baby, do the loco-motion!

Dubbed by Rolling Stones as one of the greatest songs of all time, “the locomotion” has been making people dance for decades, but it takes on an entirely different meaning in the world of primatology. We use the term locomotion to describe the way a primate usually travels or moves about in its habitat.  All… Continue reading Come on baby, do the loco-motion!

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