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  • Beard, Chris. "Why Ida fossil is not the missing link." New Scientist. 5/21/2009. (5/28/2009)
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  • Switek, Brian. "Poor, poor Ida, Or: "Overselling an Adapid." Laelaps. 5/19/2009 (5/28/2009)
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  • Zimmer, Carl. "Darwinius: It delivers a pizza, and it lengthens, and it strengthens, and it finds that slipper that's been at large under the chaise lounge for several weeks ..." The Loom. Discover. 5/29/2009 (5/28/2009)