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Fish raised on land give clues to how early animals left the seas [Science]

by Frédéric Magné - published on , updated on

When raised on land, a primitive, air-breathing fish walks much better than its water-raised comrades, according to a new study. The landlubbers even undergo skeletal changes that improve their locomotion. The work may provide clues to how the first swimmers adapted to terrestrial life.

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