Life As a Badger Taught a Man About Being Human — Science of Us

Lessons from a stint as another species.

 

Hundreds of millions of years ago, long before humans or birds or even dinosaurs, there was a lone mysterious creature, one whose evolution would eventually result in all of the animal species on Earth. Scientists don’t knowexactly what this universal common ancestor was, or what it looked like, but they do know this much: Sooner or later, if we trace our lineage as a species far back enough, we’ll see connections to every animal that’s everlived.

 

Source: Life As a Badger Taught a Man About Being Human — Science of Us

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