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Posted by duddy   April 18, 2013   2097 views

The coelacanth is known as a “living fossil” because it looks very much like its ancestors from 300 million years ago. Its genome has been sequenced, and it, in fact, has been found to be evolving at a very slow rate. The genetic sequence also might help give some insight into the transition from fins to limbs.
old fish ocean extinction
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Grinning Face with Smiling Eyes! that's relicanth!
Posted on Apr 21, 2013 by Alexx
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Oh my! The resemblance Grinning Face with Smiling Eyes

Posted on Apr 21, 2013 by colleen
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It looks like it's already dead
Posted on Jan 4, 2017 by bio_man
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