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Penn State


Caption: Colugos, like this mother and baby (Cynocephalus variegatus) from southeast Asia, represent the taxonomic group that is the closest to primates, according to a new study to be published in Science on Nov. 2, 2007.

Credit: Norman Lim, National University of Singapore

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