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Bridge Species Lead Expansion from Tropics

Caption: The University of Chicago's David Jablonski is presenting new evidence that most evolutionary lineages started in the tropics and expanded outward in a process driven by what he and his colleagues call "bridge species."

Credit: NASA Visible Earth

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