The age of the fossil of Dryopithecus on the geological time scale is (a) 5 x 106 yr back (b) 25 x … ) 50 x 106 yr back (d) 75…
Correct option (b) 25 x 106 yr back
Dryopiihecus lived about 20-25 million years ago. Dryopithecus had the combined characters of great apes, old world monkeys and maa. The main structural characteristics of Dryopithecus are broad jaws, large canines, semi-erect walking, 5 cusped molars and absence of brow ridges.