At the very least, on the supposition of intelligent design, the existence of muscles is not particularly surprising.
Professor Behe invites us to join him for a sobering thought experiment: attempting to build an instruction manual for a human femur bone.
The question posed by considering evolutionary theory versus intelligent design is whether a marvel like the femur could have arisen by chance-driven processes.
The fossil hominin Homo habilis was described 1964 by Louis Leakey and his colleagues from the 1.9 million year old Olduvai Gorge locality in Tanzania.
From an engineering perspective, the bones of the ankle, in their complex and functional artistry, are very far from “pointless.”