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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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If our early anthropoid ancestors had not succeeded in migrating from Asia to Africa, we simply wouldn't exist," he added.
ACTORS Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan hit the red carpet for the Irish premiere of their WW2 movie Anthropoid last night.
The finds demonstrate that Eosimias was an anthropoid and not a hedgehog, as some critics had once argued, Beard reported last week at the annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in Pittsburgh.
Anthropoid opens in Irish and UK cinemas next Friday.
On which day of the year is it traditional to eat Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Cambridgeshire; 2 Putting soundtracks on film; 3 Easter Sunday; 4 They are laughing loudly; 5 Manganese steel; 6 Isbella; 7 An anthropoid ape; 8 HMS Pinafore; 9 The League of Nations; 10 Back to Front.
The scientists who last year formally described Darwinius concluded that it was an early haplorhine, and even suggested that Darwinius and other adapiform fossils "could represent a stem group from which later anthropoid primates evolved.
For years anthropologists assumed that the higher primates, or anthropoids, originated in Africa because the oldest known anthropoid remains were found there.
The film will be directed by Sean Ellis and is based on the true story of Operation Anthropoid when in 1942 two soldiers, trained by British forces, parachuted into Nazi-occupied Prague and attacked Heydrich.
A major focus of recent paleoanthropological research has been to establish the origin of anthropoid primates (monkeys, apes and humans) from earlier and more primitive primates known as prosimians (lemurs, tarsiers and their extinct relatives).
Anthropoid Based in Prague, Czechoslovakia, this map is inspired by Operation Anthropoid the famous assassination attempt on a high-ranking German officer during World War II.
There's medium-sized Valkyrie in the Eastern Prussia woods during the Nazi's invasion of the Soviet Union and Anthropoid in Prague, which is great for sniping.
Two hundred-plus pages of verbal assaults on flapdoodle, balderdash, mountebanks, yeggmen, hokum, and anthropoid paralogists can be wearying.
Which is the largest of the living anthropoid apes?
The mummies were found buried eight metres beneath the ground, alongside a number of sarcophagi, where two of them are anthropoid coffins carved in clay, while the others are made of stone.
This film is based on French writer Laurent Binet's novel HHhH, and the plot of the film is on the assassination of Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich in Prague during World War II when the Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation, Anthropoid.