Is this what Darwinism would predict? Of course not! Is it instead what intelligent design theory would predict? Indeed it is.
So, is every thing OK with Darwinism after all? No so fast. Actually, there are some problems that do not square well with a Darwinian scenario.
Of course, it is only we “nitpicking” intelligent design proponents who point out such incongruences.
Should we draw any conclusions from such consistent empirical failures of a theory?
Elephant shrews are sometimes considered to be living fossils, and their origin is believed to go back 57.5 million years in the Paleocene.