The study's most startling result, perhaps, is that nine out of 10 species on Earth today, including humans, came into being 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
"This conclusion is very surprising, and I fought against it as hard as I could," Thaler told AFP.
That reaction is understandable: How does one explain the fact that 90 percent of animal life, genetically speaking, is roughly the same age?
Most telling is the final statement in the article - "The absence of "in-between" species is something that also perplexed Darwin, he said." Committed evolutionists will always grasp at any straw that refustes creation allowing them to retain their worldview. Evidence that points to special creation will always be refuted or reintepreted.