22 photos which prove that your genes are amazing

Genetic inheritance is an amazing thing. Sometimes, when you look at different members of one family, it seems as if nature is being downright lazy; you could say that all it’s doing is using the ‘copy & paste’ function!

Here are a few photographs of people who, despite belonging to different generations within their families, are as alike as two peas in a pod.

Grandmother and granddaughter





Great-grandfather and great-grandson





Father and daughter





Grandmother and granddaughter





These women are separated by four generations!





Father and son





Another father and son





…yet another father and son!





Great-great-aunt and grand-niece





Mother and daughter





Father and daughter





Father and son





Father and son with their respective children





Grandmother and granddaughter





Mother and daughter





Another mother and daughter





…and another!





Father and daughter





Grandfather and grandson





Mother and daughter





Father and daughter





Three generations!