The exhibit was intended as an example of the "missing link" between the orangutan and white man.
Who knew that Anna Maria Alberghetti was the missing link in your life?
He sees fatherhood as the missing link, the key to full happiness.
A supposed animal midway in evolution between apes and humans. The term is based on a misunderstanding about the theory of evolution, which does not state that humans are descended from apes, but rather maintains that both humans and apes descended from a common ancestor. Modern evolutionary scientists do not search for a “missing link.”