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New Discovery Shows Evolution Not Always Linear

Clip: 07/20/2022 | 7m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In 2004, in the Canadian Arctic, University of Chicago paleontologist Neil Shubin and his team made an amazing discovery. A fossilized amphibian he named Tiktaalik, believed to be among the first fish to have ventured out of the sea and onto land some 375 million years ago. Now the team says another fossil found at the same time — and for years largely ignored — could shed more light.

Aired: 07/20/22

Rating: NR

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