Category Archives: Evolution

Primate Evolution

This is a really interesting story, shedding further light onto the origins of our lineage within the primates order. Unlike Ida, who was initially purported to be our earliest ancestor (though we now believe that it lies on the other

Primate Evolution

This is a really interesting story, shedding further light onto the origins of our lineage within the primates order. Unlike Ida, who was initially purported to be our earliest ancestor (though we now believe that it lies on the other

Tortoise evolution

I was really excited to see this proto-tortoise fossil, which give us an insight into the chain of events that lead to the evolution of the tortoises shell (image from BBC, here). This was especially the case as I’ve had

Tortoise evolution

I was really excited to see this proto-tortoise fossil, which give us an insight into the chain of events that lead to the evolution of the tortoises shell (image from BBC, here). This was especially the case as I’ve had

Sharks Skin

I’ve known that sharks don’t have “scales” for a while, and that they have something called denticles (named for their tooth like appearance) instead. However, until today I had never seen them visualised. Thank you to IFLS for linking to

Sharks Skin

I’ve known that sharks don’t have “scales” for a while, and that they have something called denticles (named for their tooth like appearance) instead. However, until today I had never seen them visualised. Thank you to IFLS for linking to

Age of Reptiles Tree

Just found this on I fucking love science‘s facebook page and had to share it. Attributed to artist Wil Rohan.

Age of Reptiles Tree

Just found this on I fucking love science‘s facebook page and had to share it. Attributed to artist Wil Rohan.