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Tiktaalik – A transitional fossil : bridging the evolutionary gap between sea and land animals

By | May 3, 2021

Tiktaalik is a 375 million year old fossil discovered in Arctic Canada by a team of researchers led by Neil Shubin, Edward Daeschler, and Farish Jenkins in the year 2006. Tiktaalik is technically a fish with scales and gills, however has the flattened head of a crocodile and unusual fins. Due to presence of a… Read More »