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You are the living ancestor of an unbroken chain of lives stretching from you, through your mother and your grandmother all the way back through the complete history of life on planet Earth to the very first life forms that appeared around four billion years ago.
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More info and links:
Times humans nearly became extinct
Bottlenecks of human population
Animal Ancestors illustration
Timeline of the evolutionary history of life on Earthh
List of phylogeny of human ancestors
Acorn worm genes shared with humans
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I also write a series of children’s science books call Professor Astro Cat, these links are to the publisher, but they are available in all good bookshops around the world in 18 languages and counting:
Frontiers of Space (age 7+): http://nobrow.net/shop/professor-astro-cats-frontiers-of-space/
Atomic Adventure (age 7+): http://nobrow.net/shop/professor-astro-cats-atomic-adventure/
Intergalactic Activity Book (age 7+): http://nobrow.net/shop/professor-astro-cats-intergalactic-activity-book/
Solar System Book (age 3+, available in UK now, and rest of world in spring 2018): http://nobrow.net/shop/professor-astro-cats-solar-system/?
Solar System App: http://www.minilabstudios.com/apps/professor-astro-cats-solar-system/
And the new Professor Astro Cat App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/galactic-genius-with-astro-cat/id1212841840?mt=8
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