Chapter 11 extras: Animal Diversification

"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone." - Reba McEntire

Supplementary videos
Chordates: The Notochord and Vertebrate Movement
Giant Pyrosome and Salps: sea squirts are chordates without vertebrae
Dolphin Tale: is a dolphin a fish?
Whales are mammals 1:40 Humpback calf drinks 500 l of milk per day
Mudskipper can walk on land and breathe air
Raising walking fish on land
Platypus Hunts with "Sixth Sense" - electrolocation
Platypus genome: evolution of monotremes 180 MYA
Do Dolphins Have Hair Follicles? (SeaWorld)
Doggy genes and human diseases

Extra credit readings

Copyleft Peter Chen