[Taxacom] could the orangutan be our closest relative?

John Grehan jgrehan at sciencebuff.org
Wed Jun 17 14:02:53 CDT 2009


Is it no wonder that taxonomy - at least morphological taxonomy - is in
decline when molecular theorists and even morphologists can get away
with dismissing a contradictory morphologically based theory of
relationship as "preposterous nonsense" and "loopy" because it does not
agree with molecular similarity. See:

 

Could the orang-utan be our closest relative? 
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227133.800-could-the-orangutan-b
e-our-closest-relative.html?full=true

 

John Grehan

 

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