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Will The Tiny Inherit The Earth?

Klaus M Stiefel | Aeon | 12th March 2019

Since larger animals generally dominate smaller animals, and given natural selection, why aren’t all animals huge? Selection for growth has occurred within some species: Whales are descended from an amphibious omnivore the size of a cat. The first proto-dinosaur was two meters long.…

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