Reply to post: Adapt or die

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

Tinslave_the_Barelegged

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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