How mammal ancestors evolved #weekendusers

The key is in the whiskers

Mammal’s ancestors evolved in size and appearance throught millions of years to avoid predators. Researchers from the University of Witswatersrand are on ID19 this weekend to find out whether whiskers played a role in this evolution.

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Image: The team in the experimental hutch with one of the samples. Credits: C. Argoud