Latest Tetrapodomorpha Stories
The evolution of hind legs actually began as enhanced hind fins, according to the newly discovered, well-preserved pelvis and a partial pelvic fin from Tiktaalik roseae—a 375 million-year old transitional species between fish and the first legged animals.
Scientists say that the 360-million-year-old animal that was first to have moved around on land did not do so using four legs.
Scientists believe the discovery of well-preserved fossils in Latvia may explain the evolutionary history of how our ancestors moved from water to land.
- Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.