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New Zealand tree caught in time warp

sciencehabit (1205606) writes | more than 5 years ago

Earth 1

sciencehabit (1205606) writes "A eukalyptus-like tree from New Zealand is still waging a battle that should have ended over 500 years ago. The tree continues to sport evolutionary adaptations, such as barbed leaves, to protect it from a large, flightless bird known as a moa. There's just one problem: the moa went extinct around 1500 AD."
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Swing and a Miss for Intelligence Design (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28815007)

I love this story. A true genetic and evolution mystery. It's also a blow to the creationist folks. If they believe a creator is behind all that we see and hear, then the creator is slacking off on the job or is just play stupid.
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