A Fossil Lemur from the Oligocene of Pakistan

@article{Marivaux2001AFL,
  title={A Fossil Lemur from the Oligocene of Pakistan},
  author={Laurent Marivaux and Jean-Loup Welcomme and Pierre Antoine and Gr{\'e}goire M{\'e}tais and Ibrahim Baloch and Mouloud Benammi and Yaowalak Chaimanee and St{\'e}phane Ducrocq and Jean-Jacques Jaeger},
  journal={Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={294},
  pages={587 - 591}
}
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