Skeleton of Proconsul Africanus

National Museums of Kenya

National Museums of Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

The Proconsul africanus is an ape considered a possible ancestor of greater apes and humans. This ape lived betweel 23 to 14 million years ago. Several species of the genus Proconsul have been discovered by Leakey's expedition to Rusinga Island in Lake Victoria between 1947-1948.


  • Title: Skeleton of Proconsul Africanus
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Hominid Fossil
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya

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