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8 facts tagged with Evolution Facts
Scientists trained a group of fish to walk on land and, over a period of 8 months, their body shape adapted to the terrestrial lifestyle.
According to a study by the National Science Foundation, only half of Americans believe in evolution, and one in 4 don't know that the Earth orbits the Sun.
Cats recognise the voice of their owner, but never evolved to care.
Fingers prune underwater not because of them absorbing the water or washing away the oil, but because of an evolutionary trait caused by the brain to enhance the grip of your fingers underwater.
Only 12,000 years ago there was a species closely related to modern humans called Homo floresiensis that had been living on an Indonesian Island. They used fire and rather advanced tools, yet were only about 3 feet tall and weighed around 25kg.
Sifrhippus was a species of horse about the size of an average duck and roamed North America 56 million years ago.
Blue eyes are a genetic mutation. Before the mutation occured, all humans had brown eyes.
We share 70% of our DNA with a slug.