Surely the British could produce something better?
Eoanthropus dawsoni looked like the perfect solution. Some of the best British fossil experts examined the skull in 1915 – and none of them suspected it was a fraud.
Writing in The Conversation, the lead author of the recent paper issues a warning:
“Solving the Piltdown crime is still important now as it stands as a cautionary tale to scientists not to be blinded by preconceived ideas but to remain objective and to subject even their own findings to scientific scrutiny.”
Alas, evolutionists have seldom heeded sound advice. All too often they have seen that what they expected to see.