Gigantopithecus is a very huge fossil of an Asian ape of Upper Miocene to Lower Pleistocene that lived during the prehistoric ages. It is had a weight of 1, 200 pounds and a height of 3 metres. The word Gigantopithecus is a biological name for gigantic ape.
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[jahy-gan-toh-pi-thee-kuhs, -pith-i-kuhs, ji-]
a genus of extinct ape of southern Asia existing during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs, known only from very large fossil jaws and teeth and believed to be perhaps the biggest hominoid that ever lived.