Darwinists have to appeal to the ad hoc hypothesis of convergent adaptation to similar lifestyles, which of course increases their problem.
While hoatzins are bad at flying, evolutionists have been forced to credit these birds with some impressive rafting — unbelievably impressive.
Evolutionists have to propose, for instance, that Old World monkeys rafted across the Atlantic from Africa to South America on a natural raft.
For my part, I think it’s better to approach the data without assumptions and to let the evidence speak for itself.
I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”