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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 20 2012,10:59   

Quote (Henry J @ Oct. 19 2012,12:39)
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Species appear abruptly in the fossil record

Well of course they do - especially the ones for which we have only a small number of fossils, which is presumably most of them.

I think that to most reasonably informed people a sparsity in the fossil record is not much of a problem for trusting the validity of the theory.

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