An intelligent design paradigm can easily accommodate convergences as a natural consequence of a designer reusing the same ideas in different constructions.
All orders and families of the angiosperms appear abruptly in the fossil record (the same for most lower systematic categories).
Initially, Ardi was widely called the “oldest human ancestor,” due to its supposed skeletal traits that indicated an early bipedal (upright walking) species.
What happened to the femur? Did the original discoverers hold on to the bones to stonewall an analysis with a conclusion they didn’t like?
Obviously, evolutionary “laws” are quite malleable and have to give way when they become too cumbersome.