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2014-11-07 09:56:41

Naturalist and wildlife filmmaker, Paul Rosolie, apparently donned a self-designed, snake-proof suit and allowed himself to be consumed by the Amazonian giant serpent.

Polypterus senegalus
2014-09-01 04:00:02

About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.

2014-06-30 12:27:40

The hair-raising stunt kicks off with a new season of River Monsters in Latin America MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster Week premieres on Discovery en Espanol with

2013-12-19 23:21:52

Launched in mid-November, FossilEra an online startup specializing in the sale of fossil specimens has shipped over 300 orders in the first three weeks of operation. (PRWEB)

Ancient Eel-Like Chordates Linked To Evolution Of Human Skeleton
2013-10-17 07:59:04

An international team of paleontologists has published new research in the journal Nature revealing that the human skeleton did not evolve from ancient predatory fossil fish, as previously believed.

New Insight Into Evolution Offered From Unusual Anal Fin
2013-04-10 09:31:33

An unusual fossil fish that has fins behind its anus could have implications for human evolution according to a scientist at The University of Manchester.

Ancient Fossils Of Tough Fish Shed Light On Evolution Of Four-Footed Animals
2013-03-28 08:08:22

The famous fossil fish species Tiktaalik roseae lived in the brutal Devonian environment 375 million years ago and is receiving scientific acclaim for providing some of the best evidence to date of the evolutionary change from lobe-finned fish to four-limbed animals.

Mystery Of The 25-Foot Ancient Spiral-Toothed Shark Solved?
2013-02-27 11:12:41

Imagine a 25-foot-long shark, but instead of having a typical set of jaws, it packs a chainsaw-like ‘tongue’ full of razor-sharp teeth ready to slash through prey with ease.

100-Million-Year-Old Fossil From Texas Is New Fish Species
2012-10-25 12:45:29

100-million year old pieces of tiny fossil skull found in Fort Worth, Texas, have been identified as a new species of coelacanth fish...

Mystery Of The Flatfish Head Solved
2012-06-25 16:50:25

Those delicious flatfishes, like halibut and sole, are also evolutionary puzzles.


Latest Prehistoric fish Reference Libraries

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2007-03-19 14:52:30

The Queensland lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, also known as Burnett salmon and Barramunda, is the sole member of the family Ceratodontidae, and one of the only six lungfish species that remain. Olive or dull brown in color, it grows to about 59.06 in (150 cm) in length, more commonly 39.37 (100 cm). It is native to the Burnett and Mary River systems of south-east Queensland, but has been introduced into other nearby rivers, including the Brisbane River. It prefers still or slow-flowing...

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