Editor’s Selections: Of Frogsong, Old Enmities, Shots Fired, and Pigs

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By Jarrett Byrnes

smalljarrett2Jarrett Byrnes focuses on posts in ecology, environmental sciences, and evolution. He blogs at I’m a chordata, urochordata!

  • It would seem that the great invertebrate wars* have existed for eons. But before echinoderms took on molluscs, they had to defeat bryozoans in an epic battle for space. (of course, tunicates still win).
  • Can just any species of swine be turned into a housepet or farm animal? Genetic evidence from Asia says no. No one can tame the wild hog.

* – see here and here for a taste of the epic question – which phyla wins?

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3 Responses to “Editor’s Selections: Of Frogsong, Old Enmities, Shots Fired, and Pigs”

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