Some Fish Out of Water Can Walk…
By angelamontana

Posted: September 11, 2014

Have you ever seen a fish walk on its fins?

“Around 400 million years ago, fish left the water and started to evolve into land-loving creatures. But how did the transition happen? A new and unusual experiment could shed some light on the kinds of changes that enabled fins to become limbs. Researchers took a fish species known to be able to walk on its fins from time to time, and raised it on land. Watch the fish promenade in this Nature Video:”