A certain Chinese noblewoman—potentially Lady Xia, grandmother to the first emperor of China—had a menagerie buried with her in her tomb: a leopard, a crane, an asiatic black bear, a lynx, and, most notably, a gibbon. That gibbon was part of newly identified, now-extinct genus and species, researchers reported Thursday…Read…
Source: Gizmodo: Extinct Gibbon Species Found in Tomb of Ancient Chinese Noblewoman

   
   
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