by Daniel Laberge
Human grooming

The first primates

Life evolution table

• All dates are approximate

Archaic primates witnessed the dinosaur extinction


Tree shrew

© Anthony Cramp

The first true primates and the grasping big toe

Peaceful fruit-eaters

Some characteristics of the first primates

Using vision rather than the other senses

Stereoscopic vision

Stereoscopic, binocular or 3D vision

Additional primate traits

Life evolution table
Tree shrew