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Kangaroos "Are Closely Related To Humans"

12/19/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Humans and kangaroos are close cousins on the evolutionary tree sharing a common ancestor 150 million years ago, according to Australian researchers.

Scientists have mapped the genetic code of the Australian marsupials for the first time and found large chunks of DNA are the same.

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