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Amniotic reptiles evolved from reptiles that moved onto land and developed amniotic eggs.

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  • Video
    The Evolution of Lizards

    The Evolution of Lizards

    by Stefano Scotti //at grade

    David Attenborough talks about how lizards have lost and lose their legs in different environments.

  • Real World Application
    Living Fossils

    Living Fossils

    by John Politano //at grade

    Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.

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