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The Large-Bodied hominoids of the Himalayas

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Author(s): Michael Trachtengerts

Journal: Scientific Journal of Zoology
ISSN 2322-293X

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 52;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Hominoid | Himalayas | New species | Humanlike primate

ABSTRACT
The review of available data concerning to large-bodied hominoids detected in the Himalayas is presented. They are mainly footprints (photographs by E.Shipton and M.Ward, P.Bordet, F.Smythe, and A.Woodridge) and also narration of one remote observation. It is shown that on the whole these data reveal basic features of the undefined creature, most probably humanlike primate, and allow describing it as a separate species. One of its features is unusual four-toed foot with two strong toes and two small toes. A taxonomic name for this hominoid is proposed ¾ Homo pardigitatus sp. nov. ("That has paired toes").
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