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University of California - Berkeley

Alice and the Red Queen

Caption: As the Red Queen told Alice, "it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place." Similarly, animals and plants must continually adapt and evolve just to avoid going extinct.

Credit: Illustration by Sir John Tenniel from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, 1871

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