Giraffe Weekend: Can Sexual Selection Save This Evolutionary Icon?
Geneticist Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig concludes that, “Sexual selection is not the cause of the long-necked giraffe.”
Giraffe Weekend: The Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve
Darwinists have called it one of “nature’s worst designs,” “obviously a ridiculous detour,” asserting that “no engineer would ever make a mistake like that.”
Giraffe Weekend: “You Cannot Simply Stretch out the Neck”
The giraffe is one of those all-star icons of evolution, familiar from textbook covers, that falls apart on closer inspection.