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Fossil Record

“Nothing in biology makes sense, except in the light of evolution” (39 Mayr).  Although I believe that evolution is accountable for how life has evolved from a unicellular, simple organism to billions of multicellular creatures that have themselves further evolved (or fallen short in progressing and have become extinct), not everything concerning evolution makes sense.  This is especially true since there are countless holes in the fossil record that scientists are unable to account for.  Scientists are constantly trying to connect various species over these gaps in the fossil record to figure out how the species have evolved over hundreds of millions of years using assumptions/ pure guesses.  Therefore, the concept of evolution creates more nonsense in the study of biology.

Andrea Zambetti


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