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(Wired)   Paleontologist rips idea of "living fossils" as rebuke to evolution, says coelacanth, duck-billed platypus and horseshoe crab are more like hipsters, who find their own obscure backwater and live in it forever without growing up   ( ) divider line
    More: Obvious, horseshoe crabs, living fossils, platypus, paleontology, idea, evolution, fossils, Origin of Species  
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1845 clicks; posted to Geek » on 24 Aug 2012 at 2:21 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-08-24 02:28:11 PM  
3 votes:

MadSkillz: Horseshoe crabs live in Williamsburg now? At least the other guys won't eat 'em.
2012-08-24 02:28:00 PM  
2 votes:
Well, now that the facts are out there, creationists will have to reconsider their views.

2012-08-24 01:15:48 PM  
2 votes:
i253.photobucket.comHear that Dopey? You are a figment of my imagination. Who knew that comically oversized strawberries had pscyhedelic properties? Oh well, if it ain't broke don't fix it, right Dopey? Let's go make a gigantic fruit salad trip balls and go make fun of Chaka by putting up these posters I had made up. i253.photobucket.comRAWR!I'll take that as a HELLZ YEAH! my imaginary friend!
2012-08-25 03:52:44 AM  
1 vote:
2012-08-24 03:13:35 PM  
1 vote:
I'm shocked nobody has mentioned crocs, alligators, or sharks. COME ON.
2012-08-24 03:06:17 PM  
1 vote:
Don't forget sharks and gators. Two more examples of animals that have barely changed in the last 65+ million years.
2012-08-24 03:02:51 PM  
1 vote:

/oppa Gangnam style!
2012-08-24 02:54:48 PM  
1 vote:
Don't crocodiles and alligators also count as living fossils since they are largely unchanged for a few million years?

I'm a sharrrrrk, I'm a sharrrrrrk, suck my unchanged-for-hundreds-of-millions-of-years diiiiick, I'm a sharrrrrrrk.
2012-08-24 02:30:21 PM  
1 vote:
Close only counts in horseshoe crabs and coelacanth grenades.
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