Its seems some paleontologists gave up on Darwin long ago. Sadly, most of the public is not aware of the inadequacy of the fossil record to back up Darwinian evolution.
Well, we are now about 120 years after Darwin, and knowledge of the fossil record has been greatly expanded ... ironically, we have even fewer examples of evolutionary transition than we had in Darwin's time. By this I mean that some of the classic cases of darwinian change in the fossil record, such as the evolution of the horse in North America, have had to be discarded or modified as a result of more detailed information ... ("Conflicts Between Darwin and Paleontology," Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin, vol. 50 , p. 24, 25)
Tuesday, March 06, 2007
fossil record discredits darwin
In 1979, world renowned paleontologist David Raup said this: