What Animal Dominates Earth?

What Animal Dominates Earth?

There is a group of animals with more species than any other group, but Earth has such an astonishing variety of life that figuring out which group dominates is tricky.

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Darwin%27s_beetle_box_-_1.jpg
https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/2818

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