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Re: A few very short questions



Raymond Ancog wrote:

[snip about cladistics]

> Has anyone ever wondered how paleontologists are going to explain
> cladistics to a whole generation of schoolkids who were weaned on the
> Linnean system? Or how do we explain it to first-time listeners who aren't
> familiar with Linneaus in the first place.

>From my son's lessons in school, and from the monthly visit
of a wildlife biologist to Wisconsin Public Radio, I can
assure everyone that Linneaus is alive and well. "Binary
Nomenclature" was even a recent answer on Jeopardy.