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meaning: "Brave ape"
Named By: de Bonis and Melentis in 1977
Time Period: Miocene
Location: Greece
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Few specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Primates | Hominidae |
Also known as: | Graecopithecus freybergi | Sivapithecus macedoniensis |

Ouranopithecus is an extinct genus of Eurasian great ape represented by two species, Ouranopithecus macedoniensis, a late Miocene (9.6-8.7 mya) hominoid from Greece and Bulgaria, and Ouranopithecus turkae, also from the late Miocene (8.7-7.4 mya) of Turkey.

Read more about Ouranopithecus at Wikipedia
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