Reply to post: Adapt or die

Forget Sesame Street, scientists pretty much watched Big Bird evolve on Galápagos island


Adapt or die

Surely the increase in size is an adaptation rather than an example of evolution? One hears the words as interchangeable, but I am not sure that is the case. Recently heard a description of some sub-tropical animal in a UK zoo. which, they found, developed thicker fur as a response to the lower temperature described as "evolving" thicker fur, but it's surely just an adaptation.

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