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Tree lizards

Talk about convergent evolution: Lizards evolved for life in trees at least 100 times

Toepads don't evolve until after lizards get into the trees, not before. And padless lizards will leave trees at a high frequency -- much higher than padbearing lizards. Okay, now here’s a question: How, exactly, does the tree lizard “evolve” toe pads just because they would be convenient? It’s not self-evident. Many lizards did not but others did. As Michael Behe would ask, “How, exactly?” Read More ›