I, for one, welcome our new chitinous overlords.
Here is a cute cartoon about evolutionary divergence and bittersweet reunion by Abstruse Goose:
Via PZ posting at the Panda’s Thumb.
Must. Not. Rant. About. Directionalism.
Still funny though 😉
At least it shows two simultaneous lines, instead of everything progressing towards humans.
Hell, only %35 of the country believes evolution happens at all; some slight misconceptions don’t seem like that big a deal against those numbers.
The cartoon does get common ancestry right and depicts humans and arthropods as equally ‘advanced/evolved’ cousins. It just neglects all the other branching.
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Michael Bok is a graduate student studying the visual system of mantis shrimp.
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