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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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