What is your favorite transitional form?
Carl Buell’s restoration of Aetiocetus weltoni. From Demere et al., 2008.
By now many of you have no doubt seen the abysmally bad story on evolution and creationism in yesterday’s Telegraph. After referring to the reactions of fundamentalist Christians to the forthcoming Charles Darwin biopic Creation (based upon the book Annie’s Box), the anonymous author of the piece presents the “Top 5” arguments for both evolution and creationism. The choices were baffling; it appeared that rather than do any actual research the writer extracted the selections from a bodily orifice that I will refrain from naming specifically.
The first point selected in favor of creationism immediately set my teeth on edge;
No evidence for evolution