That evolution, over a span of 11 million years or so, was once hailed as a “poster child” for the confirmation of Darwinian theory.
Explosions of new life forms followed by stasis are emphatically not what evolution expects to find, but it is what paleontologists do find.
The “dreadful beasts, grinning knowingly,” have a message for evolutionists: “no further in this direction!”
New fossils continue to put pressure on the evolutionary narrative of gradualism.
The simplified and misleading science, which is supposed to be so up-to-date as to merit showcasing on the National Mall, retains the element of traditional Darwinian racism.