The real King Kong is the largest primate ever, and it went extinct about 300,000 years ago, which means it has time to interact with Standing person China with a large population
In 1935, anthropologist Ralph von Koenigswald (Ralph von Koenigswald) discovered a primate much larger than a primate in a drugstore in Hong Kong. This prompted him to investigate, and eventually he found the remains of an animal he had been baptized in mainland China. Black Gibbon. It is the largest primate ever. The real King Kong.
Great Black Ape It is about three meters tall and weighs an average of 600 kilograms. It became extinct about 300,000 years ago, which means that it is not compatible with Standing person, The ancestors of mankind.
The discovery of new species of prehistoric monkeys inspired filmmakers and adventurers Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack to create legendary apes from their movie “King Kong.”
But why did this mythical primate become extinct? A research team at the Senkenberg Center for Human Evolution in Tübingen believes they have found an explanation.As published in the magazine Quaternary International, Unable to adapt to environmental changes.
Researchers studied the tooth enamel of the monkey to understand its diet and concluded that the monkey is a vegetarian.
Given its size, animals need a lot of food every day. Therefore, when the Chinese forest he lived in turned into a savanna, he could not continue to obtain adequate maintenance methods and eventually disappeared.
Great Ape It seems to be extinct, about 300,000 years ago, this may be due to the retreat of forests to the south, the main habitat of the entire Mid-Pleistocene, the seasonality and intensity of the monsoon, and the trend of cooling.
Presumably, Standing man It also contributed to its extinction.
The existence of humans in southern China can be traced back to about 800,000 years ago, but the increase in human activities occurred about 300,000 years ago. Great apeTherefore, it is not clear whether the pressure of competition for resources or hunting played a role in its demise.
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