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o regresso da tia ida

Ida não conseguiu segurar-se quando os gases venosos do lago Messel, na região da Alemanha, a intoxicaram. (in Publico)

“It’s a discovery of great significance,” agreed Attenborough. “To anybody who’s interested in evolution, and the ultimate demonstration of the truth of evolution – the fact of evolution – this is a key discovery”. (in The Guardian)

Perhaps if we once admit in Franciscan and Darwinian vein that the creatures we so insouciantly brush aside are our relatives, we would treat them differently. And that would be good for every living creature on this planet ( Colin Tudge in The Guardian)

She’s being called the “missing link in human evolution”, which is annoying. The whole “missing link” category is a bit of journalistic trumpery: almost every fossil could be called a link, and it feeds the simplistic notion that there could be a single definitive bridge between ancient and modern species. (…)  She’s 47 million years old; she’s also a missing link in chimp evolution, or rhesus monkey evolution. She’s got wider significance than just her relationship to our narrow line. (in Pharyngula)

A Tia Ida passeava junto ao lago quando foi vista pela última vez...

A Tia Ida passeava junto ao lago quando foi vista pela última vez...

actualização em 22/10/09: “They are more closely related to lemurs and lorises than they are to tarsirs or monkeys, apes and humans. This study would effectively remove Ida from our ancestry.(in BBC)

They always mean beautiful things like hummingbirds

I think of a little child in east Africa with a worm burrowing through his eyeball. The worm cannot live in any other way, except by burrowing through eyeballs. I find that hard to reconcile with the notion of a divine and benevolent creator (David Attenborough)

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