When Algae Learned to Hunt

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You probably don't consider algae to be super aggressive, but 66 million years ago had to turn to murder in order to survive.

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Image Sources:
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haptophyta_cell_scheme.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flagellum_(PSF).png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phytoplankton_types.jpg
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