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Also, I have a friend named Steven, who has four toes

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: There's some argument over whether zero is an odd or even number. Let's look at the...
T-Rex: DNA EVIDENCE!
T-Rex: DNA studies show whales' nearest living relatives are hippos, followed by ruminants. Hippos and ruminants are EVEN-TOED UNGULATES!
T-Rex: Whales have zero toes, so zero is even! Q.E.D!
{beat}
T-Rex: Utahraptor is literally speechless in the presence of my logical brilliance.

The author writes:

Cladistically speaking, it's not just that whales are related to the even-toed ungulates - they actually are even-toed ungulates. It's pretty cool how that worked out, really.