Why Crocodiles Haven’t Evolved

Why crocodiles haven’t evolved, according to University of Bristol press release and ScienceDaily 7 January 2021, and Communications Biology, 7 January 2021 doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01561-5. Living crocodiles are very similar to fossil crocodiles found in Jurassic rocks dated at over 200 million years old. There are only 25 species living today, but in the past there […]

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Quote: Stephen Gould on Fossil Record

“All paleontologists know that the fossil record contains precious little in the way of intermediate forms; transitions between major groups are characteristically abrupt.” Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) Professor of Geology and Paleontology, Harvard University, “The return of hopeful monsters”. Natural History, vol. 86, June-July 1977, p.24. Were you helped by this item? If so, consider […]

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