Animals have different ways of sharing information without having to invent it by mistake.
Researchers say sea stars have undergone “superfast evolution” as a new species has emerged in merely in the past 6,000 to 22,000 years.
A new study in Nature claims that scientists can predict the extent to which a clade will speciate by studying its environmental niche and the prevalence of sexual selection.
If a ring species existed it would not be an example of observed speciation.
“Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes reportedly said that one good catch-phrase can stop thinking for fifty years. This one certainly has.”