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person who resembles a nonhuman primate

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any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids

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resembling apes

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resembling human beings

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The researchers classify that animal as part of a line of Asian anthropoids previously identified from roughly 40-million-year-old tooth and jaw fragments found in Myanmar, just across China's southwestern border (SN: 10/16/99, p.
amp;nbsp;"We had a lot of evidence previously that the earliest anthropoids originated in Asia.
The Yeti has a habit of vanishing quickly into the white wilderness, yet dozens of respected mountaineers have seen the creature and even made plaster casts of its footprints - so why has not a single bone from the skeleton of these elusive anthropoids ever been found?
Control and prevention is achieved due to the unique active ingredients formulated especially to control all kinds of anthropoids and pests, and in particular to control vectors that transmit endemic diseases including malaria, dengue fever, chagas disease, cholera and so on.
The emissary foramina of the cranium in man and the anthropoids.
Rather than follow an "anecdotal" strategy, Kohler took a comparative approach in the strictest sense: "We can only judge what is originally easy, and originally difficult, by means of experimental tests with anthropoids and perhaps other apes, with children and primitive peoples (for more advanced problems), and perhaps also with imbeciles and mental defectives" (Kohler, 1925, pp.
The topics include the primate body, New World anthropoids, primate communities and biogeography, the fossil origins, primitive catarrhines and fossil apes, and patterns in primate evolution.
These texts can be divided roughly into three groups: picture books dealing with evolution, books in which non-human animals are symbols of human thought or emotion, and novels with anthropoids playing important roles in human society.
In order to mark the existence of pre-Oedipian anthropoids, the scenario of the primitive horde makes its first appearance in illo tempore: "One day .
It is a survival mechanism from the anthropoids that preceded us.
Hurum's team argued that because Ida was recovered from an oil shale pit in Messel, Germany, she also challenged conventional wisdom that anthropoids had originated in Africa.
If it were profitable, shall we say at a rate of 1,000%, to put gibbons on Mars then a fleet of space ships would be built within the year and the said anthropoids would be dispatched, post haste, to the delight of their backers, who could sit back and count their money whilst perhaps considering the advisability of putting monkeys on Mars.
In order to establish that connection, Ida would have to have anthropoid-like features that evolved after anthropoids split away from lemurs and other early primates.
In perverse echoes of 18th century Staffordshire camel-shaped teapots, Romule sculpted the knob and spout of her vessel to represent leathery-necked, celadon-glazed, reptilian anthropoids that seem to howl in strange reverie.
We are restless anthropoids nurtured in the luxurious hothouse of Africa, toughened and honed to a fighting edge by the Ice Ages.