Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Isn't evolution wonderful? — 13 (Sucker-footed bats)


Except it turns out they're not "sucker-footed" at all. They actually secrete a sticky fluid, and that creates the suction-effect.

Leading us inevitably to marvel at the cleverness and willpower of that first genius-bat, who first conceived the very notion of doing this, then strained to start the fluids... well, to create them in his body in the first place, by willpower; and then to start them flowing.

Then think of the thousands of generations over millions of years as insufficiently-but-slightly-sticky fluid seeped out uselessly, tripping the bats up but not really sticking. "Hey guys! Look! I think... I think I...." Bonk! "Ow."

Amazing! In fact... incredible!

(Psalm 104:24)


Stan McCullars said...

Were these feet the inspiration for the anti-grav boots in Star Trek: The Final Frontier?

Becky, slave of Christ said...

The variety God has placed in creation never ceases to amaze me.

Herding Grasshoppers said...


What's up with The Hand?

Michelle said...

All that clip lacked was some bat audio! :)

I'm just in awe of our creator God!

Thanks to this blog, "Isn't evolution wonderful?" has become a catch-phrase in our home, accompanied by a knowing wink and smile, when talking about the wonders of nature that are so foolishly attributed to evolution.

tipeditor said...

In a world of scientific enlightenment, it amazes me how anyone can still believe in evolution.

Jesus and Faith

Rita Martinez said...

ahh love these post :) Evolution is wonderful indeed...heck these evolutionary animals are even smarter than us humans...we should've thought of evolving wings or something like that, we wouldn't need cars or spend money on gasoline, or diesel...