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Monday, November 19, 2018

Insects, Arachnids, and Surviving Cold Weather

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is about a month away according to the calendar — as if seasons actually obeyed calendars. Meanwhile, the Southern Hemisphere is anticipating spring. Various creatures have to deal with the weather if they live in areas of extreme temperatures. 


Various creatures have ways of adapting to extreme cold when they have to. Have you wondered about those crawling and flying things?
Winter NightKonstantin Korovin, 1910
If you think on it for a spell, you might get to wondering why there are so many different ways that living things survive the cold. Not many can stay indoors and watch a John Wayne picture like I can. Seems like if evolution were true, there would be some uniformity for survival, but all we hear is something like, "EvolutionDidIt". The Master Engineer seems to like variety. Some creatures have a kind of antifreeze, like the Eastern box turtle or Antarctic icefish, for example. What about insects and arachnids? They have their ways as well.
On hot July days you might miss winter’s chill. In higher latitudes, however, it’s the coldness that needs mitigation. For example, Arctic insects and arachnids are cold-blooded, so freezing to death is a real possibility!
How can insects and arachnids withstand frigid forces of frost and freezing The answer highlights a strong apologetics argument for creation. Evolutionists are routinely guilty of the oversimplification fallacy, as if creature survival traits implement “one size fits all” simplicity.
To read the rest of this short article, click on "Withstanding Winter Weather".

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