We stand up tall on two legs with two arms on our sides unlike any other animal on earth. Humans are unique in so many ways when it comes to anatomy. Evolutionary biology points to the chimpanzee as our nearest relative. Yet, for a chimp to be bipedal - walking on two legs like a human - every bone of its body would have to change to walk upright. There must be significant changes in order to form a new
Have you ever wondered why so many extinct species of plants and animals look almost exactly like their modern-day counterparts? The textbooks are filled with examples of “living fossils.” What we find is nearly, if not completely, identical organisms remaining virtually unchanged. These fossils are supposed to be really, really, really old, but they look nearly identical to the ones that live today.