Take a look at that beautiful gecko, would you?
You’d think it was a carving of a gecko, but it’s not. It’s a:
Lined leaf-tail gecko / gestreepte bladstaartgekko (Uroplatus lineatus) – Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar
There are many reasons why evolution is true. And this is no exception.
Do you see these in your backyard?
Well, do you?
No, you don’t.
Do you know why you don’t see these beautiful creatures in your backyard? Because evolution secludes itself to local environments. And when animals lives on islands for millions of years, they gradually change and adapt. And creatures that emerge from predecessors on say, Madagascar, do not emerge elsewhere.
That’s why evolution is so cool. It specializes in making animals and plants change and adapt to their local environments.
Your jaw … on the floor.