Daily Darwin – Squashed Like a Bug

Darwin notes that the truck driver here violated the First Rule of Trucking, namely “squash the ‘effing deer”. ¬†Or put another way, trying to dodge a obstacle in a ‘big rig’ never works out well for someone’s genomes.


Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others. Who are we to disagree? The next generation, ever and anon, is descended from the survivors