In order to better understand the world before us and to interpret changes that happened throughout the history of this planet, there’s no better place to turn to than fossils. They can reveal amazing information about the world that functioned beyond our beliefs. For example, there was a fish that at some point decided to migrate from water to land. They developed pods and are an excellent example of species in their initial phase. In fact, lizards, birds, and mammals can trace their lineage to this adventurous fish.
- Using CT scanning to examine a piece of rock, we found a complete fin inside.
- The humerus bone of our newly found species was built for swimming.
- Qikiqtania reminds us that evolution didn’t move toward humans but headed in many different directions.
“But what if, instead of venturing onto the shores, they had turned back?”
Read more: https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/07/meet-qikiqtania-a-fossil-fish-with-the-good-sense-to-stay-in-the-water/