Science: Java Ape-Man

Pithecanthropus erectus, the 500,000-year-old Java ape-man and first of humanoid type discovered, whose thighbone, skull-top, and grinding teeth are in the private possession of Dr. Eugen Dubois, of Amsterdam, the discoverer, will be placed in a public museum for the benefit of all scientists, if a movement started by Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn, President of the American Museum of Natural History, succeeds. The fossil remains have not been exhibited since the 1894 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.


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