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Fossil Birds from the Oligocene Jebel Qatrani Formation Fayum Province, Egypt
Rasmussen, D. Tab, Storrs L. Olson, and Elwyn L. Simons. Fossil Birds from the Oligocène Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Province, Egypt. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, number 62, 20Expand
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Primate origins: Lessons from a neotropical marsupial
  • D. Rasmussen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of primatology
  • 1990
The didelphid Caluromys shows evolutionary convergence towards prosimians in having a relatively large brain, large eyes, small litters, slow development, and agile locomotion. The selectionExpand
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Oligocene mammals from Ethiopia and faunal exchange between Afro-Arabia and Eurasia
Afro-Arabian mammalian communities underwent a marked transition near the Oligocene/Miocene boundary at approximately 24 million years (Myr) ago. Although it is well documented that the endemicExpand
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New large-bodied mammals from the Late Oligocene site of Chilga, Ethiopia
Newly recovered fossil proboscideans and embrithopods from Chilga, Ethiopia are described and evaluated taxonomi− cally. They are dated to ca. 28–27 Ma (late Oligocene), temporally intermediateExpand
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Dietary Diversity and Food Selection in Hanuman Langurs (Semnopithecus entellus) and Purple-Faced Langurs (Trachypithecus vetulus) in the Kaludiyapokuna Forest Reserve in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
Understanding how ecological differences between sympatric species lead to coexistence is a fundamental question in primatology. Evidence for intraspecific dietary variation in colobines suggestsExpand
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Cranial morphology of Aegyptopithecus and Tarsius and the question of the tarsier-anthropoidean clade.
New crania of the Oligocene anthropoidean Aegyptopithecus provide a test of the hypothesized tarsier-anthropoidean clade. Three cranial characters shared by Tarsius and some modern anthropoideansExpand
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A comparative study of breeding seasonality and litter size in eleven taxa of captive lemurs (Lemur andVarecia)
  • D. Rasmussen
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 1 October 1985
Breeding records of 11 taxa of captive lemurs housed at the Duke University Primate Center (DUPC), North Carolina, were analyzed for differences in the timing of births, for the relationship betweenExpand
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