When Giant Lemurs Ruled Madagascar

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  • Published: 26 September 2019
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    Just a few thousand years ago, the island of Madagascar was inhabited by giant lemurs. How did such a diverse group of primates evolve in the first place, and how did they help shape the unique environments of Madagascar? And how did they get winnowed down, leaving only their smaller relatives behind?

    Thanks to Ceri Thomas for the lemur illustrations! Check out more of Ceri's paleoart at alphynix.tumblr.com

    And thanks as always to Nobu Tamura for allowing us to use his wonderful paleoart: spinops.blogspot.com/

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    References: docs.google.com/document/d/1zMyq0yX9msdLBWjBKoUJEFfPjnCiYECaCjFggHDqiHA/
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