I cannot be the only one to encounter this and wonder what the long term consequences of all animal species - save for about one hundred pairs, some of whom are lost right off - being wiped out? A lot of plant species will soon follow the animals into extinction.
Would you expect mobile heterotrophs to evolve again in the time before the increasingly bright sun boils the planet dry?
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