Anti-evolution Vandals?

Pro-evolution bumper stickers and emblems are being removed from the cars of biologists in Florida.

Aug 1, 2011
Edyta Zielinska

FLORIDA CITIZENS FOR SCIENCE

Presumed anti-evolution vandals are repeatedly defacing the cars of biologists from the University of Florida, according to the University's student newspaper, The Independent Florida Alligator.

Over the course of several months, a number of biology professors who had "Darwin fish" emblems and pro-evolution stickers on their cars noticed that the symbols had been pulled or scraped off.  In some cases, religious prayers were left on the cars. Most recently, Brian McNab, a professor emeritus of ecology at the University, noticed that his tires had been punctured with two-inch nails. Zoologist Betty Smocovitis told the Florida Alligator that she would simply continue to replace the Darwin fish on her car.

The biologists suspect the culprits to have strong anti-evolution sentiments, and have reported the crimes with the University Police Department.   (Hat tip to The Chronicle of Higher Education.)