Evolution doesn’t have to take a hundred millennia. Some species can biologically adapt to new environments in a few short years, here’s how.
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What is Darwin's Theory of Evolution?
“Evolution by natural selection is one of the best substantiated theories in the history of science, supported by evidence from a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including paleontology, geology, genetics and developmental biology.”
These Crickets Can’t Sing Anymore—But They’re Still Trying
“It took several years for the crickets of Kauai to fall silent. When Marlene Zuk first visited the Hawaiian island in 1991, she heard the insects chirping away, loudly and repeatedly. But every time she went back, the chirping diminished. In 2001, she only heard a single male, apparently singing into the void.”
What Darwin Didn’t Know
“Charles Darwin was just 28 years old when, in 1837, he scribbled in a notebook “one species does change into another”—one of the first hints of his great theory.”
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This episode of Seeker was hosted by Trace Dominguez
Written by: Victoria Barrios