Re: Rabbits in the Precambrian

Susan Brassfield (susan-brassfield@OU.EDU)
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 16:35:46 -0600

Bertvan wrote:
>I agree that if rabbits existed in the Precambrian, the fossil record is
>complete enough to have left evidence of them. Also, if bats, bears, rodents
>or whatever gradually changed into whales by small, incremental steps, the
>fossil record is complete enough to have left evidence of it.

That series of transitionals was filled fairly recently. A couple of years
ago the National Geographic did a wonderful spread on the fossil
transitions from a wolf-like creature to a whale. Complete with photos of
the fossils.



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