Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Darwinius Masillae - The Missing Link?
News and pictures have been released of a 47 million year old fossil of a lemur-like creature (Ida!) which appears to have opposable thumbs like humans and fingernails instead of claws. A bit suspicious how the news has been released, book & TV documentary all ready to go, but still... wow!
More here: Wikipedia
and BBC News