"...every one of us, the potential origin of new species."

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Most new species arise not from the insensibly gradual transformation of large populations but rather by the rapid differentiation of small, isolated populations at the periphery of the main group." – Andrew Knoll, Life on a Young Planet

And so we live, every one of us, the potential origin of new species. — Bldgblog


blert said...

And that's why all homids started in one niche in the African MOUNTAINS.

The idea of decending out of trees on to the plains of Africa: rubbish.

Seneca the Younger said...

There's a "beaches" step in there --- that's why we've got flippers for feet.