Ancient fish had fingers, bridged the gap between aquatic and land animals

The study found that the first evolutionary pattern for the first version of a human hand appeared in fish before they left the water

Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentinian Patagonia. Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska.
'Weird,' sharp-nosed thalattosaur species identified from Alaska fossil

It's fossil was uncovered through a stroke of luck, when an extremely low tide in 2011 exposed the typically submerged rock where it was embedded on an island beach

A fossil of a dinosaur claw.
Scientists discover 'missing link' between dinosaurs and birds in China

Called the Wulong bohaiensis, which translates to "dancing dragon," this newly discovered feathered dinosaur once lived in the Jehol Province of northeastern China 120 million years ago

An Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard in the South.
300m-year-old lizard found in Canada the earliest parental care in animals

The findings challenge the common scientific belief that parental care in animals is a more modern concept.

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