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fossils of ancestor of man found in shivalik hills are sinathropus ramapithecus pithecanthropus australopithecus

fossils of ancestor of man found in shivalik hills are
  1. sinathropus
  2. ramapithecus
  3. pithecanthropus 
  4. australopithecus

Grade:12th pass

2 Answers

askIITians Faculty 164 Points
6 years ago
Hello Student
Correct answer is 2) Ramapithecus
Fossils of ramapithecus war discovered by Edward Lewis in 1932 from pilocene rocks of Shivalik hills of India.
Raheema Javed
156 Points
6 years ago
The fossils of ancestor of man found in shivalik hills is (2) Ramapithecus

Its fossils were discovered from Africa as well as Asia in the rocks of late Miocene epoch (about 10-15 million years ago). In India, its fossils were reported from the rocks of Shivalik hills. Its fossils were discovered by G.E. Lewis. It was arboreal primate having man-like feeding habits and walking erect on the ground. It resembled man in having erect posture and small sized canines. It became extinct about 7 million years ago.

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