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Something’s fishy: We got arms, legs and other skeletal features from our aquatic ancestors

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In his 20 years as an ichthyologist, [John Sparks has] seen a lot of fish—intact and not. He’s traveled to ...
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Why do humans have tailbones?

Popular Science | 
Though it’s currently useless, the human coccyx—commonly referred to as the tailbone—remains nestled at the bottom of the spine, a ...
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