Godinotia lived in the Early Eocene Period over 50 million years ago.
These primates possessed keen vision and amazingly dexterous hands which not only helped them to move among the branches, but also to wheedled out their favorite insect, even when they were beneath the bark. Godinotia were inventive and resourceful animals and, although they were solitary, these primates had a sociable future. Among their descendants in million years' time will be a hairless type of ape called Man. As dark hour went by, Godinotia often acted become less solitary.