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JLT



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(Permalink) Posted: June 21 2012,11:17   

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Bramble and Lieberman count 16 such revolutionary changes and Gauger points out that the transition from our last presumed common ancestor with chimps is allotted only six million years by the standard timetable.


Whales evolved from something like this:

to something like this in approximately the same timeframe:


I find the change from a terrestial to an aquatic lifestyle somewhat more impressive.

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Thus, a realistic [computer] simulation [of evolution] would allow the program, OS, and hardware to be affected in a random fashion." GilDodgen, Frilly shirt owner

  
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