Tag Archives: Evolution

The Origin of Mammals

The evolution of mammals is an interesting one. Mammals are a very diverse group- from the smallest Bumble bee Bat, to us humans, to the largest Blue Whale- mammals have ventured to every habitat, even returning to the sea or … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Eye

“To suppose that the eye […] could have been formed by natural selection seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest degree.”- Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species (1859) Eye evolution is a topic of great study and sometimes controversy. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Man

Human evolution happened quite rapidly in comparison to other animals such as fish or dinosaurs and is often very difficult to grasp. Many people say: “If we evolved from monkeys, why are they still here?” First off, we did not … Continue reading

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The Cambrian Explosion

When the Earth started life was pretty dull consisting of algae, plankton and bacteria. But then, about 600 million years ago, life exploded; evolving into some of the weirdest creatures the world has ever seen. Looking at some of these … Continue reading

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