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

More primate info

Life evolution table
Tree shrew