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Foozil    92
Foozil

This is just a mildly interesting video I found on Youtube. Sorry if it isn't in the right category, as it isn't directly fossil related. 

Description (given by the video): Around 400 million years ago, fish left the water and started to evolve into land-loving creatures. But how did the transition happen? A new and unusual experiment could shed some light on the kinds of changes that enabled fins to become limbs. Researchers took a fish species known to be able to walk on its fins from time to time, and raised it on land. Watch the fish promenade in this Nature Video.

Enjoy!

 

Original paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v513/n7516/full/nature13708.html?foxtrotcallback=true

Video by: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7c8mE90qCtu11z47U0KErg 

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Macrophyseter    42
Macrophyseter

Still very cool, thanks for sharing the video!

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gavialboy    16
gavialboy

i agree with @Macrophyseter thanks for sharing this cool video

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