Topic: Primate

Learning from lemurs

June 29, 2011
Learning from lemurs

Ten thousand miles away on the island of Madagascar, anthropologist Rebecca Lewis studies primates and boosts the local economy.

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Anthropologist Discovers New Fossil Primate Species in West Texas

May 16, 2011

Physical anthropologist Chris Kirk has announced the discovery of a previously unknown species of fossil primate, Mescalerolemur horneri, in the Devil's Graveyard badlands of West Texas.

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New Fossil Reveals Primates Lingered in Texas; Climate Provided Refuge for Diminishing Population

Oct. 13, 2008

More than 40 million years ago, primates preferred Texas to northern climates that were significantly cooling, according to new fossil evidence discovered by Chris Kirk, physical anthropologist at The University of Texas at Austin.

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