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December 28, 2006

Evolution is too true!

photo of a brown anole

Meet the latest enemy of creationists, Mister Anolis sagrei, otherwise known as the Black Anole. This week's issue of New Scientist has a report on how these little critters are further proof (not that any further proof is needed) that evolution is really real. According to the report, when a new larger lizard species was introduced on the islands where the Black Anoles live, the Black Anoles quickly evolved longer legs, which let them run away more quickly.

Here's a link to the article.

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Posted by Chris Spurgeon at December 28, 2006 11:10 PM

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Creation Scientists would say that's called mutation not evolution. I respect your intelligence and I won't try to convince you of a 6-day creation or anything :) ... but I'm always careful of saying something proves a theory that is unproveable by observation. No one has observed and recorded this lizard changing into a different kind of creature which is evolution.

At the same time, though I see proof of my faith everywhere because I start with that bias (like evolutionists do), I don't believe that creationism is provable either. They are both faith-based world views.

Maybe I'll let comedian Steven Wright have "my" last word: "My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted".

Nicely presented blog, man.

Posted by: Pete Aldin at January 4, 2007 03:37 PM

"quickly evolved"?

Posted by: JV at July 10, 2007 06:21 AM