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What a Walking Fish Can Teach Us About Human Evolution - Smithsonian


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That flexibility has clearly been key across evolutionary history. Thanks to that 420-million-year-old ancestor, we now have everything from fish who swim, to snakes that slither, to mice that walk, to skates that use a combination of movements—with ...
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Snake Skulls Clarify How History's Creepiest Animals Lost Their Legs - Inverse


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And according to new research coming out of the University of Helsinki, the earliest snakes were fossorial as well, making the transition as they evolved from surface terrestrial-dwelling lizards. This contradicts previous theories, like the idea that ...

Snakes-N-Scales

Wanaque, New Jersey - United States

Snakes-N-Scales is always looking to serve the elementary school community with more attentive service, reasonable prices and the most exciting animal assemblies and classroom programs anywhere! Everyone here has animal handling and/or teaching experience before they come to us. Each person must go through a training period with our owner, 26 years experienced, Herpetologist, Bill Boesenberg to be sure that everyone can easily and safely handle all the reptiles, fish, amphibians, bugs and spiders that we use. Our programs are diverse in topic, educationally appropriate and a lot of fun. We feel that just being amusing isn't good enough for a school show, there has to be scientific content.

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