Field of Science

Stepwise macroevolution

How do you get from the Australopithecus on the left to Homo sapiens on the right in a hundred thousand generations?

Like this, perhaps?

Via Pharyngula.

After watching the video, the really funny thing is to slide the cursor through the whole evolution in a few seconds. Try it.

Notice, I am well aware that Australopithecus is not necessarily a direct ancestor of humans, but the point remains the same, that it takes very little change every generation for big changes to occur over long periods of time.

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