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Unformatted text preview: time. Much of that evidence supporting Darwin’s theory of evolution lies in the fossil record, in the field of paleontology. Fossils show us that over time, accumulated changes in organisms have led to the many different species we see today. A fossil can show us an organism’s structure, and its relationships to the structures of other species, “allowing paleontologists to construct a family tree for all of the life forms on earth.” – Wikipedia . Currently, many fossils have been uncovered and identified, allowing us to put together a family tree, and a chronological record of evolution and life on earth....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor D.l. during the Spring '08 term at Carroll MT.
- Spring '08