I think it was Kramer from the comedy Seinfeld who said it best: Mother Nature is a mad scientist! Nowhere is this more apparent than when considering how different animals have physical characteristics that may look strange, but that are best suited to their environment. For example, whitetail deer are born with white spots, camouflaging and protecting them from predators.
By Darren Warner
For Deer & Deer Hunting
Scientist Charles Darwin explained Mother Nature’s mad tendencies by natural selection. Harken back to high school biology class, where you probably learned about natural selection (a.k.a., survival of the fittest). Natural selection is the…