If you want a hardcopy of this poster, you can either (1) download the PDF file here for free and take it to a print shop (Kinkos will work) and get it printed as a large poster (it prints 24″ x 48″), or (2) buy it online at Zazzle.com (click here to jump to the poster).
The words in the image above may look a bit blurry because this web page is displaying a compressed JPEG image on this web site (to improve download time). If you make a print from the PDF file (or zazzle) all the words and lines will be crisp and clear.
I created the poster with the Xara Xtreme drawing program.
Keywords: Tree of Life, evolution, cladogram, cladistics, darwin, phylogenetic tree, phylogenetics, evolutionary tree, darwin, poster.
The primary sources for this illustration are:
- The journal Science (13 June 2003: Vol. 300. no. 5626).
- The NIH on-line taxonomy browser ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/ )
Permission to copy and modify this illustration is given under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us). To paraphrase that license: you must keep my name in any derived documents you create; you cannot sell your derivative work commercially; and any derivative copies you create must be distributed with the same CC-by-nc-sa license.