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Title: Familiar Fossils-Tiktaalik:Tetrapod Testimony
Issue Date: Feb-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: IMAGINE a creature that looks like acrocodile with a neck but which also hasgills like a fish! The stuff of nightmares,did you say? But it is just Tiktaalik roseae – a fish-like fossil that was introduced to theworld on April 2006 by a team of researchers led by NeilShubin, Edward Daeschler and Farish Jenkins, whouncovered this bizarre specimen. It has been hailed asbeing the species that blurs the boundary between fishand the four-legged tetrapods.
Page(s): 53
ISSN: 0036-8512
Appears in Collections:SR Vol.48(02) [February 2011]

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