Swallows Evolving Shorter Wings?

Swallow hit and it's mate

Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow, So a curse without cause shall not alight. (Proverbs 26:2 NKJV)

Wanted to share an article I came across about Swallows.

A recent article from the UK’s Daily Mail declared, “Swallows are evolving shorter wings because they keep getting hit by traffic.” Now, the article explains the results of a recent study from the journal Current Biology. The study examined cliff swallows, both living and dead, that build their mud nests on highway overpasses, to see if there were certain traits in swallows that favored their survival. The researchers argued that natural selection should “favor individuals that either learn to avoid cars or that have other traits making them less likely to collide with vehicles.” The study found that the swallows that survived had shorter wingspans, while the ones that died had longer wings…..”

To see the rest of Ken Ham’s Article. Birds Produce Wings – Evolution?

Also in my Answers magazine, they mentioned

“three enthusiastic brothers, ages 10, 11, and 13, are combining their interest in writing, creationism, and web design to launch the Virtual Creation Zoo. Their goal is to declare the glory of our Creator, and these three boys are doing it! “

Visit their website, Virtual Creation Zoo.

(Answers,Vol.8 No.1 July-Sept 2013)

(Original Article in Daily Mail)


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