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

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