Algeripithecus


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The Africa theory rests heavily on Algeripithecus, now apparently exposed as a non-ape.
Algeripithecus fossils were first found in 1992 by researchers from France's University of Montpellier at the Glib Zegdou site in northeastern Algeria.
The French team has continued to unearth new, and more Algeripithecus fossils, notably skull fragments and jawbones, some nearly complete.
The jaw and skull of Algeripithecus lack classic apelike features, such as distinct teeth, according to the study.
Instead, Algeripithecus's jawbone has a long, thin formation, which the study says is "entirely compatible" with a "toothcomb," comblike lower front teeth used for grooming-common in strepsirhines, including modern lemurs.