Scientists discover fossils of a creature that had both fish and land animal features
Nine years ago, a team of scientists who study fossils set out in search of a puzzle’s missing piece. This team of paleontologists traveled to a remote island in the Canadian Arctic. They were looking for fossils that would help them understand a prehistoric mystery. They wanted to learn how fish living millions of years ago began to change in ways that allowed later animals to live on land.
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