Evolutionists would expect to find sponges as the earliest animals in the fossil record.
Ikaria wariootia is just another problematic Ediacaran fossil that could be anything from inorganic artifact to protozoan to cnidarian and yes, maybe a bilaterian worm.
What do we learn from this case? In today’s science world it is no longer sufficient to objectively describe some nicely preserved ancient fossils.
I promised last year to follow up on more alleged Ediacaran animals. Now is a good moment to come back to this, with a new study having just been published in the journal Nature Communications.
A few days ago a sensational new paleontological discovery made headlines around the globe.