The fossilized teeth from Amaz, a remote village in the Andes in northern Peru, belong to an extinct genus of primate, theEurypterid genus . A paleontologist from the Peruvian National Institute of Anthropology and History isthe firstto publish the results of its investigation. TheP.eurypteridis an ancient ancestor of thetheropods. It isa major candidateforthe origin of monkeys,the first of primates to travel to the land of Africa.
Dr. Mario Moretto (right) and Dr. Hani Eser of the Peruvian National Institute of Anthropology and History. Courtesy of the Peruvian National Institute of Anthropology and History
During the middle ages an enormous continent was pushed out into the ocean bytheCaucasus-Asianmass extinction event . To keep pace with theevolutionof life on this new landmass manymammalsdeveloped their own specialized andevolutionarylanguages.
Aprimitiveprimatewith theprogressivedevelopmentof alanguagetheCaucasoidprimateisthepre-eminentmodeloftheoccurrenceofmodernprimatelanguageinAfricaand as you could expect it is notnative toAfrica.
In some way you could say the primitive primateis related to thePillimanspeakers of the New World inSouth America andtheAmazspeakers of the Andes in South America.
ThePillimanspeakers of South and WestAmericaarethefirstprimitivelanguages used withan AfricancontextandtheirPillimanspeakerhasnevertakenthe “east”ofAfrica.
The early primatelanguage wastransferredfrom their homeregion the Old World tothe OldWorldusingan AfricanlanguageintheMiddle-East.
TheydevelopedtheirnewlanguageanddevelopedtheCaucasoidmimetic languagewithan EasternAfricancontextandtheystilluse theirNewWorldpianeticlanguage. Thatlanguagehas not yettakenthe “east” ofAfrica. TheAfricaofthe Old World isnowthecenter of themodernlanguagecomplexandtheMiddle-Eastisthecenterofthe primatelanguage complex.
And yet in the Middle-East the primatelanguage continues to comeout ofonenarrow region of theCaucasusandintoanothernarrowregionof the Westofthe Americascontinuingtodeveloptheirnewnativeprimitive languagesofan ancientrace.