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Mar 16 2014

That’s not a Tree of Life–THIS is a tree of life.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, on Cosmos, brings up the “Tree of Life” metaphor. I like mine better.
Tree

Artist: Mike McRae

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  1. 1
    Al Dente

    I don’t see any slugs on that tree so it fails as a representation of molluscular life.

  2. 2
    Cuttlefish

    There’s one on the other side of the tree.

  3. 3
    Menyambal

    I likes it!

    Evolution is like an octopus, exploring, spreading …

  4. 4
    Cuttlefish

    And science itself, very like a nautilus. Really.

  5. 5
    Callinectes

    Where’s Vampyromorphida on this tree?

  6. 6
    Cuttlefish

    Don’t tell anyone, but every single one of these is a mimic octopus.

  7. 7
    rq

    So pretty!

  8. 8
    doublereed

    So cuddley!!!

  9. 9
    bybelknap

    Wot aboot kitties an hamsters, eh?

  10. 10
    Cuttlefish

    What and what, now? Are you sure they exist?

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