‘missing Link’ Primate Isn’t A Link After All

A publicity blitz called the discovery of Ida "the link" that would reveal the earliest evolutionary roots of monkeys, apes and humans. In fact,it's as far removed from the monkey-ape-human ancestry as a primate could be.

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