Coelacanth: The Fish That Time Forgot

Broadcast (2001) It was thriving long before the dinosaurs ruled the Earth, and scientists thought it had died out more than 65 million years ago. But in 1938, fishermen on a South African trawler netted a massive, scaly, blue-gray fish, and suddenly the long-extinct creature from the depths was back, stunning scientists and capturing headlines across the world. In “Ancient Creature of the Deep,” NOVA tells the story of the coelacanth, the most famous of all “living fossils.”

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  • Jewels

    this guy is very cool !! i hope humans dont kill hiim off too

  • Karl Marksman

    “he wouldn’t have anything to do with me and my fossile fish” I laughed
    “Fossile Fish” is really fun to say. Fossile Fish.

    A great word for next time your mother-in-law comes to visit.