1. This Ancient Fish Represents The Earliest Known Evolutionary Evidence of Fingers  ScienceAlert
  2. When fish gave us the finger: this ancient four-limbed fish reveals the origins of the human hand  The Conversation AU
  3. Fish sprouted fingers before they ventured onto land, fossil shows  Livescience.com
  4. Prehistoric sea creature with fingers is a 'missing link'  Daily Mail
  5. Ancient fish fossil reveals evolutionary origin of the human hand  HeritageDaily
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The four-limbed animals of the world have several things in common. Spines. Bilateral symmetry. And most of us have (or, in the case of birds, had) five digits at the end of each of our four limbs.The four-limbed animals of the world have several things in common. Spines. Bilateral symmetry. And most of us have (or, in the case of birds, had) five digits at the end of each of our four limbs.

This Ancient Fish Represents The Earliest Known Evolutionary Evidence of Fingers

The most complete fossil of this early fish has five fingers.Thank this fish for your fingers.

Fish sprouted fingers before they ventured onto land, fossil shows | Live Science

The arrangement of bones in our specimen's fins are the same as those of 'fingers' in tetrapods. The only difference is the digits are locked within the fin, and not free moving.The arrangement of bones in our specimen's fins are the same as those of 'fingers' in tetrapods. The only difference is the digits are locked within the fin, and not free moving.

When fish gave us the finger: this ancient four-limbed fish reveals the origins of the human hand

When fish gave us the finger: this ancient four-limbed fish reveals the origins of the human hand

A 380-million-year-old fish fossil with “fingers” may hold clues to how hands evolved in humans, scientists say.A 380-million-year-old fish fossil with “fingers” may hold clues to how hands evolved in humans, scientists say.

380-million-year-old fish fossil with “fingers” may hold clues to how hands evolved in humans

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Some 380 million years ago a particularly vicious sea-dwelling predator terrorised the tropical lagoons in which it lived. And this fish was equipped with far more than a mouthful of razor sharp teethSome 380 million years ago a particularly vicious sea-dwelling predator terrorised the tropical lagoons in which it lived. And this fish was equipped with far more than a mouthful of razor sharp teeth

Named Elpistostege watsoni, the fish had 'fingers' - enabling our primitive sea-dwelling 'relatives' to make the transition from water to land.Named Elpistostege watsoni, the fish had 'fingers' - enabling our primitive sea-dwelling 'relatives' to make the transition from water to land.

Prehistoric sea creature with fingers is a 'missing link' | Daily Mail Online

"With a crocodile-like body shape with a flat triangular head, numerous teeth around the jaws and in the palate...""With a crocodile-like body shape with a flat triangular head, numerous teeth around the jaws and in the palate..."

This ancient fish with arms might be the reason you have hands

Researchers say a 380-million-year-old fossil has provided a long-sought evolutionary link between human beings and fish.Researchers say a 380-million-year-old fossil has provided a long-sought evolutionary link between human beings and fish.

Fish fingers: Ancient fossil sheds light on evolution of hand bones - RN Breakfast - ABC Radio National

The study found that the first evolutionary pattern for the first version of a human hand appeared in fish before they left the waterThe study found that the first evolutionary pattern for the first version of a human hand appeared in fish before they left the water

Ancient fish had fingers, bridged the gap between aquatic and land animal - The Jerusalem Post