Why would Eldredge and Gould propose such a model? Because they knew the data showed that potential transitional fossils are an extreme rarity.
The evidence includes “explosions,” “jumps,” and “revolutions” in the history of life that cannot be explained given the assumption of Darwinian gradualism.
Darwinists have long suggested that the fossil record’s pattern of major discontinuities is merely an artifact of that record being incomplete.
Is there a paradigm change coming in evolutionary studies? Nothing fits the data better than intelligent design.
A few days ago a sensational new paleontological discovery made headlines around the globe.