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Re: lungfish tracks?



On Wed, 15 Mar 2006 18:19:02 -0500, Ronald Orenstein wrote
> At 04:06 PM 15/03/2006, Adrienne Mayor wrote:
> 
> >Does anyone know of any reports of tracks made by living or extinct
> >lungfish?
> 
> To my knowledge living lungfish do not actually crawl about on land, 
> and therefore leave no tracks.  I have no idea what their 
> predecessors might have done...

Yes - it's more of a squirm than a walk, which wouldn't leave any nice neat 
tracks (since the undulating body would obliterate what little impressions 
the fins made).

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