© 2018 by Zachary Klukkert

Caribbean PaleoPrimatology

Project Antillothrix is a multi-institutional effort to survey and preserve the paleontological record of Hispaniola as it is recorded by the fossil remains of extinct primates, sloths, bats and more, inside the flooded caves of the Dominican Republic.

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Home page: Antillothrix.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ProjectAntillothrix

In the News

Underwater paleo. & the monkeys of the Caribbean | Forbes Science

New finds in flooded Dominican caves | National Geographic

Cave divers conquer Dominican springs | 7Días News

VIDEO: DRSS Documentary

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Dominican Republic Speleological Society

Above: Klukkert and Ramos inspect small fossils recovered in a Dominican cave.

Photo credit P. Lehman

Background: Klukkert donning specialized scuba equipment to enter an underwater paleontological site in a Dominican cave. Photo credit: J. Stephane