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Bird beaks did not adapt to food types

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A study, led by the University of Bristol, has shed some new light on how the beaks of birds have adapted over time.

The observation that Galapagos finch species possessed different beak shapes to obtain different foods was central to the theory of evolution by natural selection, and it has been assumed that this form-function relationship holds true across all species of bird.

However, a new study published in the journal Evolution suggests the beaks of birds are not as adapted to the food types they feed on as it is generally believed.

https://phys.org/news/2019-01-bird-beaks-food-previously-thought.html

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Carnoferox

Dumb creationists are going to be jumping all over this, claiming that it somehow "disproves evolution".

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third_eye

I kinda figured there would be discrepancies here and there, I would make more sense if the diet were adapted to suit the bodily shapes, it doesn't reshape Darwinism any at all.

Someone born tall 500 year ago would make little headway of trying to adapt to what was available in his immediate social circles but 50 years ago someone in the outskirts would hear someone say to him , 'say ... sonny, have ya heard of a game called basketball ? what's yer name sonny ?' and before you know it, he be writing home to ma and pa about having Eye tay lee ain food served by angry waiters.

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DebDandelion
18 hours ago, Carnoferox said:

Dumb creationists are going to be jumping all over this, claiming that it somehow "disproves evolution".

Well........here goes....:)

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