Tree of life with OneZoom and Open Tree

A sneak preview of the position of humans on the tree of all life, using data from OpenTree and visualisation from This is to accompany the second edition of “The Ancestor’s Tale” by Richard Dawkins and Yan Wong, due out before Christmas.


  1. This looks like it will be fantastic…useful in so many ways. I can think of video links at all the tips — maybe work like Aron Ra’s, etc. Kudo’s!

  2. I made an account just to say I can’t wait for this, it looks amazing and I’m glad people are using the fractals to show the true patterns of nature.

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