Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Scientists Unveil Missing Link In Human Evolution

May 19, 2009 on Sky News:
Scientists have unveiled a 47-million-year-old fossilised skeleton of a monkey hailed as the missing link in human evolution.

The search for a direct connection between humans and the rest of the animal kingdom has taken 200 years - but it was presented to the world today at a special news conference in New York.

The discovery of the 95%-complete 'lemur monkey' - dubbed Ida - is described by experts as the "eighth wonder of the world". Read more
See also:
BBC News: Scientists Hail Stunning Fossil
Pharyngula: Darwinius Masillae

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