FLYING FISH

95 million years

Period: Cretaceous
Location: Hjoula, Lebanon

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Another proof that living things did not undergo evolution gradually is the flying fish fossil shown here. This one lived between 95 million years ago, and there is no difference between it and the flying fish of today. These fish have wing-like pectoral fins and a long tail which allow them to glide above the water"s surface.

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