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Re: Darwin's young dead pet from Messel



David Marjanovic wrote:

> Don't ask me how that got through peer review. The logic of
> this is just backwards. These are plesiomorphies; only the
> "is not simply a fossil lemur" part is defensible.



Also see Laelaps's views on cherry-picking characters....


http://scienceblogs.com/laelaps/2009/05/poor_poor_ida_or_overselling_a.php


(Thanks to Colin McHenry for providing the link, via VRTPALEO.)


Cheers

Tim