Caturday’s common ancestor #1

PZ Myers decided some time ago to wage war against Caturday by posting things that are not cats. This past Saturday, he brought out the big guns, baby red pandas. Ouch.

Well, I’m feeling a bit accommodationist, so I thought I’d start something new. After all, red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) and housecats (Felis catus / Felis domesticus) aren’t that far apart, right?

So I plugged the in to Time Tree and here are the results.

Just 55.7 million years. See, not that different after all. Can’t we all just get along? Think of the kittens.

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