Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Scientists analysed the fossils of six new species of early primates found in southwest China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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