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Convergent Evolution

Bats and dolphins evolved echolocation in the same way (down to the molecular level). An analysis revealed that 200 genes had independently changed in the same way and this is an extreme example of convergent evolution:
Text/graphic: Rainmaker1973

The article:

https://www.science.org/content/article/bats-and-dolphins-evolved-echolocation-same-way

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