Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Fact of the Day: Paddlefish

Paddlefish have existed since the days of the last dinosaurs, in the late Cretaceous period. They are often called "primitive fish" because they have changed very little since the 75 million years they've been on the Earth. 

19 comments:

  1. That's an incredibly long time, such a random name and just look at the shape of the fish!

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  2. It's amazing that that fish hasn't changed.

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  3. I hope they're not used to punish kids who act out in school!

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  4. Guess if it works, don't fix it

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  5. Incredible how long they have survived.

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  6. I didn`t know!
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  7. Just because they haven't enjoyed the social advantages of those show-offs, the sharks, doesn't mean they should be called "primitive."

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  8. It's interesting how nature has deemed the design of some species so perfect that no change has occurred in millions of years, unlike humans who are still evolving.

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  9. Where do you get your figures from, ha ha.

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  10. Reminds me of the good old days in school.

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  11. That is such an interesting looking fish.

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