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"Icons if Evolution"

Postby Mikey » Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:38 pm

What would you say are some strong icons of evolution?
What were some that Darwin came up with?
(This is not homework, I am just curious) :)
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Re: "Icons if Evolution"

Postby egocentrism » Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:29 am

If we all evolved from monkeys, why haven't the monkeys in the zoo evolved into anything yet?

that's the same question I asked once...
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Postby mith » Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:31 am

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Postby plasmodesmata11 » Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:39 pm

the keibab squirrel in arizona. Might've spelled it wrong...
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Postby Mikey » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:01 pm

mith wrote:finch, turtle


Can you elaborate on that?
There's a frog on the log in the hole in the bottom of the sea :lol:
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Postby futurezoologist » Fri Mar 20, 2009 12:10 pm

wikipedia search 'keibab squirrel':

"The Kaibab squirrel is an example of evolution occurring through geographic isolation. The Kaibab squirrel is related to the Abert's squirrel (Sciurus aberti) which is found on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. As the Canyon formed through erosion and separated the ponderosa pine forests on each rim from each other, the by-then isolated squirrels of the North Rim evolved into what is now a distinct subspecies."

Every organisms is an example of evolution but i assume you refer to ones which make it quite obvious, if so --> Tree kangaroos
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Postby alextemplet » Fri Mar 20, 2009 4:32 pm

Whales, birds, and elephants are good examples.
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Postby plasmodesmata11 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:01 am

futurezoologist wrote:wikipedia search 'keibab squirrel':

"The Kaibab squirrel is an example of evolution occurring through geographic isolation. The Kaibab squirrel is related to the Abert's squirrel (Sciurus aberti) which is found on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. As the Canyon formed through erosion and separated the ponderosa pine forests on each rim from each other, the by-then isolated squirrels of the North Rim evolved into what is now a distinct subspecies."

Every organisms is an example of evolution but i assume you refer to ones which make it quite obvious, if so --> Tree kangaroos


I merely meant an example that is currently occuring...
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Re: "Icons if Evolution"

Postby AstusAleator » Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:51 pm

*edit* mis-post *edit*
What did the parasitic Candiru fish say when it finally found a host? - - "Urethra!!"
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