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A 55-Million-Year-Old Monkey with a Human Face and Feet

Posted by: Guy Edwards on June 13th, 2013

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The new fossil is classified as a Tarsiiformes, like the modern day tarsier above.

“It represents a common ancestor for two major lineages of primates – one of which is the monkeys, apes and man on one side; and the tarsier.” –Northwestern University professor Marian Dagosto

The most compelling physical evidence we have for Bigfoot are the foot prints. The leading academic in Bigfoot research is Dr. Jeff Meldrum, an anthropologist and specialist in the evolution hominid bipedalism. His interest in the morphology (shape) of the foot makes this discovery interesting to us Bigfooters.
Not only does this fossil show one of the earliest primates with a human-like heel, it also pushes back the split of apes from monkey another 10 million years. The fossil has been named Archicebus Achilles. The genus, Archi, is Greek for the beginning, and cebus translates to “long-tailed monkey.” Achilles alludes to the anatomy of the fossil’s heel and the mythological Greek warrior

The Archicebus Achilles Fossil
Here’s a couple of excerpts from around the web.

A 55-million-year-old monkey with a human face and feet may show when human beings took their own evolutionary path away from there [sic] primates cousins.

Bloomberg BusinessNews reports that skeletal remains 3 inches in diameter had been unearthed in 2003 by a farmer who’d been prospecting for relics in an abandoned paleontological site, in central China’s Hubei province. The Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing have been analyzing the petrified remains for 10 years. It findings were publicized in a paper issued just days ago.

The monkey was from the tarsiiforme family of primates, which has certain characteristics in common with anthropoids, a group of higher – level primates that include Homo sapiens. The monkey has the feet and face of a human being. SRC: The Guardian Express

Read more about this pivotal primate at Bigfoot Lunch Club

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3 Responses to “A 55-Million-Year-Old Monkey with a Human Face and Feet”

  1. MountDesertIslander responds:

    Giorgio Tsoukalos says it best; Might it be possible that we can attribute this to ancient astronauts? The answer is yes.

  2. springheeledjack responds:

    Maybe “human” in a loose sense. No offense, but if I passed someone looking like that I’d be seriously freaked out…

  3. DWA responds:

    If you are pulling a “human face and feet” from that fossil, I need to adjust either my glasses or my expectations. Did I miss something?



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