Tadpole shrimp – unchanged since the Triassic?
|July 30, 2010||Posted by Steno under Intelligent Design|
There is an interesting news story in the Guardian about the tadpole shrimp Triops cancriformis that has managed to exist unchanged since the Triassic. Its life cycle involves a short breeding season with eggs laid in the mud. These eggs can survive for long periods as the mud dries out periodically.