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201309May09:40

Hye­nas and dogs — con­ver­gent evolution

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pub­lished 09 May 2013 | mod­i­fied 05 April 2014
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A very appeal­ing way to present a PhD thesis:

Even though they evolved 40 mil­lion years and thou­sands of miles apart, dogs and hye­nas con­verged on the same design for their bone-​crushing jaws — how cool is that?!

Hyenavsdogs comic


But it can be done even more flashy! Watch Dr. Zhi­jie Jack Tseng explains his the­sis in this two minute video:


more infor­ma­tion on Dr. Zhi­jie Jack Tseng here.

(Source: “Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham www​.phd​comics​.com )

Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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