Ancient Global Warming Spurred Primates Into North America, Fossils Show

An ancient peri­od of glob­al warm­ing spurred the world’s first pri­mates to spread from Asia to North Amer­i­ca, new research shows.

The ani­mals may have tak­en as lit­tle as 20,000 years to dis­perse across the North­ern Hemi­sphere from the moment they first appeared.

An ancient peri­od of glob­al warm­ing spurred the world’s first pri­mates to spread from Asia to North Amer­i­ca, new research shows.

The ani­mals may have tak­en as lit­tle as 20,000 years to dis­perse across the North­ern Hemi­sphere from the moment they first appeared.