Worthy of Tufte

There’s a new version of the mammalian family tree that’s just been published, as a result of taking earlier studies and producing a "supertree" from them. Pharyngula has the details, and there’s a most interesting discussion developing in the comments section.
 
The image that is used on Pharyngula is beautiful, and worthy of something done by the great Edward Tufte, but if you want to see the tree in its full, stunning, glory, then get the version that the BBC has published here and zoom in. I’d love to be able to print this out as a huge wallchart.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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