Sunday, October 28, 2007

They Just Won't Let Us Have A Transitional Fossil... Tiktaalik

This entry is on another transitional fossil that was attacked by AiG. It is of a fish-tetrapod mosiac named 'Tiktaalik'. Lancelet has an entry on this, which as far as I can tell is correct. I read the summary of two papers on PubMed about it, neither one describing the Pelvic fins of Tiktaalik. In addition, Devonian Times states that the pelvic fins are "poorly known". And By the Way, you may recognize the name of the man who wrote the article for AiG: David Menton. I busted his chops a while back for being misleading on the infamous 'Lucy' fossil.

Also of Interest:
The Pharyngula Entry on Tiktaalik

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