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extinct primate of about 38 million years ago

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Aegyptopithecus, or the Egyptian monkey, was a tree-dwelling primate that lived 30 million years ago in the Fayum area when it was a swampy forest with a great density of other mammals.
In Aegyptopithecus this bone is ring-shaped, but in Saadanius it's a tubular outgrowth like that of apes and Old World monkeys.
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The second and most intact cranium found of Aegyptopithecus Zeuxis was identified by Duke University primatologist Elwyn Simons.
Simons led excavation teams that uncovered the 40-million-year-old Catopithecus skull and three skulls from 35-million-year-old primates called Aegyptopithecus. Neither of these creatures displays anatomical links to omomyids such as the Wyoming specimens, he argues.