September 19, 2016
1 month ago

Longevity and Gestation in Humans and Animals

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Eric Brown looks at the correlation between gestation and longevity in animals, and wonders which animals come close to humans based on these and other metrics.

First select what animal (or human) you are interested in using the drop-down filter in the top left, to see which 5 other animals are similar according to different measures, as explained in the original blog post (follow link above to read more). Then click on each of the five animals to see where they are in the scatter plot. Finally play with the filters in the right-hand panel to see some other incredible facts about the animal kingdom.

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