Quote: Kemp on Fossils

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"In virtually all cases a new taxon appears for the first time in the fossil record with most definitive features already present, and practically no known
stem-group forms."

"With few exceptions, radically new kinds of organisms appear for the first time in the fossil record already fully evolved, with most of their characteristic features present."

T S Kemp, Curator of Zoological Collections, Oxford University, Fossils and Evolution, Oxford Uni press, 1999, pp246, 253

Editorial Comment: In other words: fossilised creatures appear as fully formed creatures, distinct from other fossil creatures and stay that way. This is exactly what you would expect if the fossil record consisted of the buried remains of specially created kinds of living things that have multiplied after their kinds. It would be more objective to say the sudden appearance of fully formed creatures in the fossil record is only supportive of rapid burial of creatures which show no evidence of evolution. (Ref. fossils, geology, evolution)

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