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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Missing Link?


The following story about a monkey/lemur fossil is fascinating and all but I am missing the link to the missing link idea - a link from what to what exactly? I'm all ears and don't have an ax to grind on the matter, but I'm jusy not seeing it. Maybe you can help me.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/05/090519-ida-primate-fossil-link.html

"[Ida] is one of the important branching points on the evolutionary tree," Richmond said, "but it's not the only branching point."

http://www.reuters.com/article/mediaNews/idUSN1944542620090519

"Ida is linked to humans by the talus bone in her ankle which is the same shape."

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/05/090519-ida-primate-fossil-link.html

"[Ida] is one of the important branching points on the evolutionary tree," Richmond said, "but it's not the only branching point."