Posts Tagged ‘Evolution’

If you have fat lips you have evolved?

According to some lake cichlids are evolving new physical features.  The features they list though are just variations within the kind, primarily fat lips.  The article does recognize that rapid change within a kind can occur.  In this case they say features can arise in just ten generations.  We would expect to see this sort of variation that doesn’t require additional intelligence.  This is certainly not an example of evolution as the fish is still a fish and the lips are still lips.  This change is likely a loss of information controlling lip development and other features.

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