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Re: transitional fossils
Try the transitional vertebrate fossils FAQ in the Talk.Origins Archive
at http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-transitional.html which covers
the amphibian to reptile transition, and the Hominid Fossils FAQ at
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/homs/ which covers the evidence for
Whether a fossil is "definitively transitional" depends upon how you
define the "before" and "after" states.
> Can anyone out there either give me a list or tell me where a list can be
> found of transitional animals in the fossil record. I know there are supposed
> to be others besides Archeopteryx, and maybe Sinosauropteryx but I'm curious
> about the amphibian-reptile transition and the ape-human transtion. How many
> species are there that are defintively transitional? I am aware that this is
> somewhat off topic, but this is the only place I know that I can get this
> information. Thanks to whoever responds.
> Brian Buck
> "Me, Grimlock want to munch metal!"
> Grimlock, Dinobot commander