This Lizard Is in the Middle of a Wild Evolutionary Transition, Scientists Believe
An Australian reptile delivered the same litter both in eggs and live birth, suggesting to researchers that an evolutionary shift could be happening before our eyes.
Nearly All Animal Life Evolved From This Gross Worm Creature, Including Us
Some 555 million years ago, this worm-like animal with a mouth and butt tunneled through the seafloor, originating the body plan that gave rise to humans and most other animals.
A Wild Discovery About Fungi Just Changed Earth's Evolutionary Timeline
The finding deepens our understanding of how modern life originated on Earth and shows there’s a lot we still don’t know about our planet’s history.
Darwin’s Finches Are In Danger Because a Parasite Is Changing Their Mating Song
By deforming their beaks, an introduced parasite is causing two finch species to hybridize, changing the course of their evolution.