Hank tells us the background story and explains the importance of the science of classifying living things, also known as taxonomy.
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Paul Andersen shows you how to construct a cladogram from a group of organisms using shared characteristics. He also discusses the process of parsimony in cladogram construction. He then explains how modern cladograms are constructed and walks through a cladogram of primates.
This video has plenty of hidden gems from start to finish!