Friday, January 8, 2010


"The coelacanths, which are related to
lungfishes and tetrapods, were believed to have been extinct since the end of the Cretaceous period. They were considered the "missing link" between the fish and the tetrapods until the first Latimeria specimen was found off the east coast of South Africa, off the Chalumna River in 1938."


Original discovery is credited to:

The following is a NOVA Documentary 'Ancient Creature of the Deep' aired on January 21st 2003. Thanks to youtuber 'trilo5219' for uploading it.

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