"Known as 'Ida,' the fossil is a transitional species – it shows characteristics from the very primitive non-human evolutionary line (prosimians, such as lemurs), but is more related to the human evolutionary line (anthropoids, such as monkeys, apes and humans)." [Read the full story]
See also this title on our new book shelf:
99% ape : how evolution adds up / edited by Jonathan Silvertown ; authors, Caroline M. Pond ... [et al.].
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
QH367 .A13 2009.