Double Your Ark Encounter Donation Impact
Transitional Fossils
Tiktaalik photo by Eduard Solà, via Wikimedia Commons

Transitional Fossils

Share:

Is the Transition from Dinosaurs to Birds Recorded in the Fossil Record?

Larsson and Dececchi set out to determine from the fossil record when and how dinosaur forelimbs evolved into wings. They found that there really is no such trend. Birds appear complete and without evolutionary transitions in the fossil record.

Tiktaalik a Transitional Form?

Despite substantial differences between the fossilized fish Tiktaalik and terrestrial tetrapods, many evolutionists insist the fish was a transitional form. However, the fleshy fins of Tiktaalik do not attach to the bony pelvis and so could not support weight for walking. Furthermore, the bones in the fins of these fossil fish do not resemble digits.

Ape to Man Transition in Australopithecus sediba?

Berger put forth his hopes that Australopithecus sediba would prove to be the elusive transition between the apes and humans. Many evolutionary paleontologists were not convinced. Paleoanthropologist Tim White pointed out that the “transitional” characteristics to Homo may have been nothing more than a juvenile ape.

Articles About Transitional Fossils

Newsletter

Get the latest answers emailed to you or sign up for our free print newsletter.

See All Lists

Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Learn more