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Submission + - Organism Closest to Original "Tree of Life" Discovered (

An anonymous reader writes: Scientists have discovered a benign algae eating protozoan in a lake near Oslo, Norway whose gene sequence does not match any known organism living on earth today, and this beasty combines genetic characteristics across plant, animal, and fungal kingdoms. It is believed to be the closest living organism to the original organisms that spawned all animal life on earth.
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Organism Closest to Original "Tree of Life" Discovered

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8 Catfish = 1 Octo-puss