Talk:Transitional fossil

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I propose deletion of this article as it's covered in: Transitional fossils --Bob_M (talk) 09:37, 1 August 2007 (CDT)


This is a small article, so merge it with list of transitional forms?


This page seems to be advocating for evolution, as it says that velociraptor had feathers and that protoceratops was the ancestor of triceratops.--Thedoctor80 (talk) 12:53, 30 January 2011 (UTC)

Colloquial usages[edit]

To what extent do most people find it convenient to use the term 'missing link' to mean '(most recent) common ancestor' and/or 'another member of the genealogical lineage/piece of the jigsaw'? Anna Livia (talk) 12:13, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

A response to the creationists[edit]

Disagree nevermore.

(Reverse direction but proof of a sort.) Anna Livia (talk) 17:16, 12 March 2018 (UTC)


When should a nod to this be made?

And remember - we are the missing links between Homo erectus and PostHomo futurus sapiens. Anna Livia (talk) 10:29, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Missing links really no longer exist, the fossil record is far more complete now than it used to be. The term "missing link" is really a bit of an artifact now, shame the media keeps perpetuating it, making it what I like to call a "zombie word." Oxyaena Harass 12:15, 3 April 2019 (UTC)
The film could be used to exemplify this.
'Missing Link' is a snappier/more attention grabbing popular-science-news title than many of the more accurate titles. Anna Livia (talk) 13:44, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Another link[edit]

Some mention of [1] perhaps? Anna Livia (talk) 12:26, 7 November 2019 (UTC)