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Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 4-20-2013 | 16 comments
Referred to as a 'living fossil', the coelacanth has barely changed at all in over 300 million years.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-29-2010 | 8 comments
The last known surviving egg of the extinct dodo could be sent away for DNA testing to confirm its prevalence.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-2-2007 | 13 comments
An extremely rare "living fossil" caught by a fisherman in Indonesia is being examined by scientists.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 5-22-2007 | 13 comments
An Indonesian fisherman hooked a rare coelacanth, a species once thought as extinct as dinosaurs, and briefly kept the "living fossil" alive in a quarantined po...
Category: Natural World | Posted on 1-9-2006 | 4 comments
After surviving for millions of years, the coelacanth is threatened by commercial fishing fleets.