How gliding animals fine-tuned the rules of evolution

February 20, 2020 - General

A study of gliding animals has challenged the idea that evolutionary innovations – adaptations that bring new abilities and advantages – spur the origin of other new body types and other characteristics in descendent species. The research, undertaken by evolutionary biologists at UNSW Sydney and universities in the US and Spain, examined the key innovation of gliding in two types of gliding animals: ‘flying’ dragons (family Agamidae)…

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