about account add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up back-arrow register-arrow book-mobile book categories chat-bubble-mobile chat-bubble close college contact-us credit-card drag email-square facebook-mobile facebook-square facebook faq film history home load modal-error person pinterest-square play-mobile play queue remove resume search share show star tick trailer trash twitter-mobile twitter-square twitter university warning warning youtube-square open-eye close-eye promo-tag tag check info info active
11

The Egg Came First—Early Reptile Evolution

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Major Transitions in Evolution

The Egg Came First—Early Reptile Evolution

Taught by Professor Anthony Martin and 1 others | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The chicken versus egg question has a thought-provoking answer from evolution. Explore the factors that led to the enclosed, amniotic egg, an adaptation that allowed primitive reptiles to spread into new environments on land, some 150 million years before reptiles branched into birds—and only much later into chickens.

Reviews

c********m
August 14, 2016

Reply

Delete