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Attenborough presenting ‘missing link’ doc

A new documentary about the common ancestry of humans and apes will feature Sir David Attenborough, who, during the program set to air this month, will present the fossilized remains of a specimen found in Germany that may be the precursor to apes, monkeys and humans. The find is estimated at 37 million years old and is being touted as another step in resolving the 'missing link' debate among scientists.
May 11, 2009

A new documentary about the common ancestry of humans and apes will feature Sir David Attenborough, who, during the program set to air this month, will present the fossilized remains of a specimen found in Germany that may be the precursor to apes, monkeys and humans. The find is estimated at 37 million years old and is being touted as another step in resolving the ‘missing link’ debate among scientists.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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