The Evolution of Haeckel's Embryos

It is a truism that creationists such as Jonathan Wells can’t get enough of Haeckel’s embryos, pictures they see as conclusive evidence that evolutionary biology is a fraud foisted on innocents by liberal, godless, evilutionists. “Informed” commentators on the right such as Ann Coulter hew to that party line. Reading Wells or Coulter one would imagine that it was modern creationists who discovered the fraud. Sadly for their revisionist history, that is not the case.

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