Bird of Paradise

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Bird of Paradise

On today’s Creation Moments Minute, see why evolutionists can’t explain the existence of one of the strangest and most beautiful birds in the world.


At mating time, about all one can make of the male bird of paradise is a wildly screaming yellow tuft that bounces from branch to branch, zigzags in the air, and hangs upside down from branches. Science has always thought that this odd behavior, and the bright plumage, served to attract female attention. This was the justification for these traits to evolve, according to evolutionists. However, more recent research shows that females do not select males – the males select the females. Evolutionists are left with no way to explain the bird of paradise.

However, the beauty and odd behavior of the bird of paradise are not hard to explain for those of us who know that our Creator has unlimited creativity and inventiveness.

For Creation Moments Minute dot com, I’m Darren Marlar.


Ref: Laura Tangley. 1982. “Sexual Selection’s Strangest Inventions.” Science News, Vol. 122. September 4, pp. 152-170.

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