Learn About the Tree of Life!
Elephant Shrews
A Tree of Life Adventure Game!
Morphing Arachnids
Further Resources
Welcome to the Tree of Life!

Welcome to the Tree of Life!


All living things - from the smallest microorganism to the largest vertebrate and redwood tree - are genetically related.


This genetic relatedness is expressed as an immense evolutionary "Tree of Life," or phylogeny, which provides the framework for our modern understanding of biology.


Travels in the Great Tree of Life is a new, family-friendly, multimedia exhibition that explores how we undersand the complex relationships that link all living organisms.


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