I don’t think the study can claim all the things it does based on the evidence they have.
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?
Finches on another island “would leave even Charles Darwin scratching his head.” But do they “help solve an evolutionary puzzle”?
Against the backdrop of research of Princeton’s Peter and Rosemary Grant, Darwin’s finches are among the most hyped illustrations of evolution in action.
We celebrated the release of Jonathan Wells’s new book Zombie Science: More Icons of Evolution last month at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo.