Thursday, August 20, 2009

The Worst Evolutionary Designs

Over at Wired David Wolman has a great list of Evolution's 10 worst designs. How about this one:

#4: Giraffe birth canal. Mama giraffes stand up while giving birth, so baby's entry into the world is a 5-foot drop. Wheeee! Crack.

How could evolution be so cruel? It can't be true. Oops, I forgot, we celebrate these designs because they prove evolution is true.