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Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

Richard Plinston Silver badge

> Such populations could be split into two species

There are many examples of this. For example House Sparrows in America. They were introduced into the east coast and spread across the continent. The west coast sparrows are now incapable of interbreeding with the east coast population and are thus a different species, but are classed as a sub-species.

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