Ida, evolutionary model, challenged by new discovery

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    New Fossil Primate Suggests Common Asian Ancestor, Challenges Primates Such As 'Ida'
     
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    What we descended from lemurs? Come on which is it? Mice, apes or Lemurs?
     
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    Clearly RGS's understanding of the subject matter is lacking and is insufficient to approach the matter in a mature and intelligent manner.

    By the way, we are apes. In fact, we're great apes ;)
     
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    This is a relatively ignorant question, considering all three have a common ancestor.
     
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    No proof of that exists. Once again provide even ONE example of proven mammal species that we can PROVE developed into 2 or more distinct separate species.
     
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    Once again RGS's sole response is a classic argument from ignorance.
     
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    Go ahead prove me wrong, provide us with that mammal species that science can PROVE developed into 2 or more distinctly different species.
     
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    Define 'proof' in your world. All evidence supports the accepted theory; only the details and early stages are really in question.
     
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    Proof would be being able to trace from the supposed 2 species directly to the originating supposed species. When you have to ASSUME to get there you have no proof.

    Did you know that pigs are genetically pretty close to humans? Does that mean we have a pig ancestor too?
     

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