DailyDirt: The Old, The Big & The Ugly

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Even after centuries of study, the incredible diversity of life on this planet never ceases to amaze. Tracing the history of plants and animals reminds us just how small a slice of that history we represent — apart from the fact that life has been kicking around for some 3.5-billion years, there are living specimens on the earth today that individually date back to the early stages of human civilization. Here are a few articles about lifeforms past and present that will make you feel young, insignificant or both:

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