Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Humaroo: Kangaroo Genome Similar to Human

DNA evidence, these researchers say, shows that human and kangaroo DNA is far more alike than expected, and that we went our separate ways on our evolutionary paths perhaps about 150 million years ago.

It is endlessly fascinating to think that we humans share common ancestors with every living thing on Earth. With the kangaroos: a kangan, or, better - a humaroo.


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2 comments:

thepoetryman said...

humaroo- A stand-up kangaroo! :>0)

LT said...

Ha - hadnt' even noticed that.