Algae Graphic (image) American Museum of Natural History Caption This illustration demonstrates the bacteria-eating behavior of green alga and the eventual evolutionary path it created for photosynthetic algae and land plants. Credit AMNH/E. Kim and National Institute for Basic Biology/S. Mauyama Usage Restrictions Can be used with appropriate credit Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.