47% of Republicans don’t think North America and Africa were once a part of the same continent (Pangea), another 29% aren’t sure

A new Research 2000 poll has found that nearly half of all Republicans don’t accept the scientific fact that North America and Africa were both once a part of the same continent, called Pangea.

Another 29% said they were not sure.

Only 16% of Democrats and 23% of Independents said no. By region, the American south is once again taking a public beating: nearly 2-in-3 Americans living in the south either don’t believe that America and Africa were once a part of Pangea, or aren’t sure.

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