Life Before the Dinosaurs

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Unformatted text preview: Daily assignment We discussed cladistics in class on Tuesday Take about 10 minutes to construct a cladogram for these three animals: mouse, cat, and dog You should use at least four characters of your choosing to create the cladogram. You may share ideas with your neighbors, but turn in your own paper. Fig. 3.10. Life before the dinosaurs (no reading in your book) Climactichnites wilsoni and sand stromatolites, Elk Mound Group, Mosinee, WI Life on earth is very old... About 3.5- 3.8 billion years old Earliest fossils come from Australia, South Africa, and Greenland Evolution, 3rd edition, fig. 9-10 by Strickberger What is the nature of the first fossils? Stromatolite, Museum of the Rockies Bozeman, MT Fossilized bacteria Evolution, 3rd edition, fig. 9-12 by Strickberger How are stromatolites formed? Modern Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia www.sharkbay.wa.gov.au/.../stromatolites_lge.jpg Modern Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia www.crikey-adventure-tours.com/images/stromat......
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course GEOL 111 taught by Professor Getty during the Fall '07 term at UConn.

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