but the origin of major tetrapod features has remained obscure for lack of fossils that document the sequence of evolutionary changes.
Here is the only true thing said in the article.
As always, your transitional fossils will be found out to be its own species, not in transition at all.
So everything is in transition is it?
Can you point to anything in existance that is changing from one species to another species?
posted on 05/26/2007 11:35:54 AM PDT
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"Can you point to anything in existance that is changing from one species to another species?"
Individual organisms do not change. Populations of organisms change. If you cull any small bit of information from this post, let it be that. After all, you are clearly different from your father, as your father was different from his.
This "transitional" tag attached to fossils is only an affair of humanity. Quoth Wikipedia: "According to modern evolutionary theory, all populations of organisms are in transition. Therefore, a "transitional form" is a human construct that vividly represents a particular evolutionary stage, as recognized in hindsight."
Finally, I have a question of my own: Did you read the article itself, or just the summary?
posted on 05/26/2007 2:13:18 PM PDT
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