Scientists Discover Fossil of Four-Legged Nightmare CrocoFish

Scientists think that they may have uncovered a vital evolutionary link between ocean-dwelling fish and their land-dwelling descendents in the form of Tiktaalik roseae. By the description, I think it’ll make a fine candidate for the SyFy monster movie of the week.

Scientists investigated fossils of a 375-million-year-old fish known as Tiktaalik roseae, discovered in 2004 in northern Canada’s Ellesmere Island. Possessing a broad flat head and sharp teeth, Tiktaalik resembled a cross between a fish and a crocodile, growing to a length of 9 feet (2.7 meters) as it hunted for prey in shallow freshwater.

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