A photo showing Mr. Burns sampling in the region with the tarns (glacial pools) on the shelf behind him.
A view from Clemes Tarn on a ridge leading to Mt. Field, Tasmania. The mountainous region was forested all the way to the ocean at that time in the mid 1950's
The Tasmanian Devil, a marsupial, was near the bottom with a 14.
Do the telomeres of pogonophorans from abyssal and slope species show significant differences accompanying longevity differences?
Do karyotypes show similarities that might be expected to be evident in transitions of phyla proposed in some classifications better than other classifications accompanying family trees of phyla?
Chromosomal rearrangements would be expected to exhibit greater change in karyotypes than genotypes in evolutionary transitions.
My thanks to the University of Tasmania for making the above picture taking possible.
Joseph G. Engemann Kalamazoo, Michigan January 11, 2016