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Ankarapithecus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Hominidae
Species  A. meteai
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Primate
Class  Mammalia
Subfamily  Ponginae
Scientific name  Ankarapithecus meteai
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Primate, Ouranopithecus, Lufengpithecus, Khoratpithecus, Griphopithecus

Ankarapithecus is a genus of extinct ape. It was probably frugivorous, and would have weighed about 27 kilograms (60 lb). Its remains were found close to Ankara in central Turkey beginning in the 1950s. It lived during the Late Miocene and was similar to Sivapithecus.

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Ankarapithecus Wikipedia


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