Tag: Sisyphean evolution
Galápagos Finches — Some Contradictions Solved
The authors offer a selectionist explanation, which is nevertheless uncertain. Note the repeated use of the subjunctive.
Galápagos Finches — An “Exceptionally Strong Natural-Selection Event”?
This is by no means an all-or-nothing selection (as the impression is sometimes given). Rather, the alleles are retained.
Galápagos Finches and a Surprising Deletion
How could the authors suddenly do this? Some of the following points may be considered.
Peppered Hares — An Emerging Evolutionary Icon
Some hares turn white in winter where it’s snowy, but remain brown in winter where it’s mild. What does that have to do with Darwinian evolution?