Fun Fact #12: A Lazarus taxon is a taxon that appears at one point in the fossil record and is thought to have been lost only to re-appear later in time. One such example is a Coelacanth, this is a fish that was thought to have gone extinct 65 million years ago. It was far from extinct as this taxa was found alive and swimming in the Indian ocean in 1938. The lineage is thought to be around 400 million years old.
GASP! And dinosaurs shall rule the earth. Pigeons are supposed to be really old... and jelly fish... when you put in in perspective, humans are only wittle babies :(
Ahhh the life of a jelly fish.. we are missing out! Yeah, I find that interesting too, we are so young as a species and yet we have made such a great impact.
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