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Ancient Primate Could Be Distant Ancestor of Humans

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Jedi Knight, May 19, 2009.

  1. Jedi Knight

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    I'll tell you who it is in relation of...Lemurs :laugh:
    This is nothing more than another species of animal having been found. At the very best, it further proves micro evolution...but that was a fact to begin with.
     
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    Missing Link?? More like the WHOLE CHAIN is missing!
     
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    webdogQuote:
    Originally Posted by Jedi Knight [​IMG]
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,520632,00.html

    I'll tell you who it is in relation of...Lemurs :laugh:
    This is nothing more than another species of animal having been found. At the very best, it further proves micro evolution...but that was a fact to begin with.

    You sir, obviously have no scientific deduction skills. That is not a lemur......it's a smurf. :tongue3::laugh: J/K
     
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    Mind manipulation at work.
     
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    I don't know. This could be true. In the past I've worked for some bosses to whom this bears a strong resemblance. :laugh:
     
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    It looks like nothing but the bones of an animal to me.
     
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    Looks like dinosaur bones.
     
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    Why would they call it the Missing Link? Because there is NO LINK and they are confounded that their theory is not water tight as you would say.......Noah's Ark!
     
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    I just finished watching the History Channel show about this. It was very interesting - a lemur-like fossil with primate characteristics and without a couple of key lemur characteristics.
     
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    "So, Ida is not a "missing link" – at least not between anthropoids and more primitive primates. Further study may reveal her to be a missing link between other species of Eocene adapiforms, but this hardly solidifies her status as the "eighth wonder of the world".

    Instead, Ida is a remarkably complete specimen that promises to teach us a great deal about the biology of some of the earliest and least human-like of all known primates, the Eocene adapiforms. For this, we can all celebrate her discovery as a real advance for science."
     
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