The first book on the hunt for evolution's `missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings mean for our place on earth. Darwin's theory was for more than a century dogged by a major problem: the evidence proving the connections between the main groups of organisms was nowhere to be found. By the 1970s this absence of `transitional fossils' was hotly debated; some palaeontologists wondering if these `missing links' had been so quick that no trace of them was left. However, during the past ...

Written in Stone 2011, Icon Books Ltd, Duxford

ISBN-13: 9781848312623

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