Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Fossil Ida: extraordinary find is 'missing link' in human evolution

Ida, the Missing Link
Scientists have discovered an exquisitely preserved ancient primate fossil that they believe forms a crucial "missing link" between our own evolutionary branch of life and the rest of the animal kingdom.

The 47m-year-old primate – named Ida – has been hailed as the fossil equivalent of a "Rosetta Stone" for understanding the critical early stages of primate evolution.

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Via: The Guardian and Revealing The Link

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