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Understanding: A clade is a group of organisms that have evolved from a common ancestor.
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A clade is all of the organisms hypothesized to have evolved from a common ancestor. A "branch" on the tree of life.
In the example, crocodiles and birds are a in the same clade. Snakes and crocodiles are not in the same clade unless you also include birds, lizards and tuatara.