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Ancient Creature of the Deep: Meet the coelacanth, a bizarre fish and 'living fossil' that has changed little in its 400 million years on Earth.
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Anatomy of the Coelacanth
Anatomy of the Coelacanth This survivor from the age of dinosaurs has body parts found in no other living creature.

Other Fish in the Sea
Other Fish in the Sea The coelacanth gets all the attention, but there are other "fossil fish" just as fascinating.


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Moment of Discovery
Moment of Discovery Relive the excitement of the coelacanth's discovery through letters between the woman who found it and the expert she consulted.

Coelacanth Quiz
Coelacanth Quiz Does this fish lay eggs? Find surprising answers to this and other questions in this illustrated true-false quiz.


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