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Nature’s Foresight: Pangolins, Giraffes, Porcupines, and More

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On a new episode of ID the Future, host Sarah Chaffee talks with physician and author Dr. Geoffrey Simmons about nature’s foresight. They discuss illustrations from the world of life including pangolins (aka scaly anteaters), giraffes, and porcupines.

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Engineers designing a car have to plan for all kinds of conditions the car might encounter for the car to be successful. Something like this also appears to be necessary for organisms — including the human organism, as Dr. Simmons argues in a recent Evolution News article. Blind natural forces, he explains, don’t have what it takes. Instead, what is required is real foresight, a hallmark of intelligent design.

Photo: A ground pangolin, native to Africa, by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters (Manis temminckii) [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons.