Just some teeth and lower jaws of the extinct giant ape Gigantopithecus blacki have been found. Photo: Reuters

China’s huge mysterious extinct ape ‘Giganto’ was an orangutan cousin

  • Findings shed light on elusive species using genetic material from 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth
  • Standing at three metres, Gigantopithecus blacki may be world’s largest known primate
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Just some teeth and lower jaws of the extinct giant ape Gigantopithecus blacki have been found. Photo: Reuters
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