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A weird combination of Deinotherium and Platybelodon- Elephantiformes without ivories, which were discovered by IVPP
  In the main Proboscidean taxon of Elephantiformes, a huge pair of developed top incisors (ivories) has become a distinctive feature of this taxon. The structure is usually made as a tool for individual foraging and a weapon for males to compete for mating. The Proboscidean taxon without ivories usually and only exists in the primi...
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New Old World Vulture Found from the Late Miocene of China New Old World Vulture Found from the Late Mioce...

  Neogene fossils of Old World vultures (Aegypiinae and Gypaetinae) are known from Africa, Eurasia, and North America. The evolution of Old World Vultures is closely tied to the expansion of grasslands and open woodlands and appearance of large...
New Finding from Southern China Helps Understanding the Feeding Ecology of Pleistocene Proboscideans New Finding from Southern China Helps Understan...

  The proboscidean fossil record in China is characterized by a high evolutionary rate, wide spatio-temporal distribution and richness of environmental indicators. Therefore, proboscideans make important indicator fossils for reconstructing ter...
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Nature: How China is rewriting the book on human origins Nature: How China is rewriting the book on huma...

  Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.
  12 July 2016
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  The reconstructed skull of Peking Man, the fossil that launched discussions of human origins...
Primate fate: Chinese fossils illuminate key evolutionary period Primate fate: Chinese fossils illuminate key ev...
By Will DunhamReuters May 6, 2016
  The left lower jaw of Yunnanadapis folivorus, one of six new fossil primate species found in southern China, is pictured in this undated handout photo. Xijun Ni/Chinese Academy of Sciences/Handout via Reuters
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Extinct Tibetan Fox: <EM>Vulpes qiuzhudingi</EM>   Sexually Dimorphic <EM>Hamipterus tianshanensis</EM> and Their Tridimensionally Preserved Eggs   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish:<EM>Robustichthys luopingensis</EM>   Nearest Ancestor of Living Bears: <EM>Ursavus tedfordi</EM>   The scanilepiform ray-finned fish <EM>Fukangichthys longidorsalis</EM>   New Specimens of <EM>Yanornis</EM> Indicate a Digestive System of Living Birds   Bizarre Bovid Species Found from the Late Miocene of Linxia Basin, China   Large Anseriform Fossils Found From the Late Eocene of Xinjiang, China   New Enantiornithine Bird with Scansorial Adaptations   Oldest Ionoscopiform Fish Found from the Middle Triassic of South China  
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