Tiktaalik Quotes

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  • Our emergence on to the land is one of the more significant rites of passage in our evolutionary history, and Tiktaalik is an important link in the story.
    o Richard Dawkins sourced trom The Guardian’s article on Tiktaalik roseae
  • This is a fossil that blurs the distinction between fish and land-living animal because when you look at it, it has bits and pieces of its anatomy that are like a fish and whole bits and pieces of its anatomy that are like a land-living animal
    o Neil Shubin sourced from Toronto Sun article on Tiktaalik roseae
  • Tiktaalik blurs the boundary between fish and land animals. This animal is both fish and tetrapod; we jokingly call it a ‘fishapod.’
    o Neil Shubin sourced from Scientific American article

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