Fish out of water – YouTube


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.Read the paper: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature13708Read the News & Views: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature13743

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