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'Animal, Vegetable, Fungi' Lesson Revised

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'Animal, Vegetable, Fungi' Lesson Revised

'Animal, Vegetable, Fungi' Lesson Revised

'Animal, Vegetable, Fungi' Lesson Revised

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If you went to high school any time in the last 30 or 40 years, you probably learned about the three kingdoms of life: animal, vegetable, and fungi. In this week's Science Out of the Box, science writer Carl Zimmer discusses recent research that has turned ideas about scientific classification upside down.