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Pierolapithecus catalaunicus is an extinct species of primate which lived about 13 million years ago during the 
Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (Pau) a l'Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont
Miocene in what is now Hostalets de Pierola, Catalonia, giving the name to the species. It is believed by some to be a common ancestor of both modern humans and the other great apes, or at least a species that is closer to a common ancestor than any previous fossil discovery.[1]
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