There Is No Settled “Theory of Evolution”
What is evolution? In other words, what is core to the theory — and not forfeitable? It’s naturalism. Period.
Contradicting Darwinian Gradualism, Earliest Animals Show Complex Parental Behavior
Darwin himself realized that any kind of significant saltational change would imply a miracle-like intelligent intervention.
Evolution Confirmed? The Philosophy of Naturalism
If one insists on and is committed to naturalism, then naturalistic, evolutionary, explanations are what you will find.