I was looking at this article and I thought it was cool how this African Lungfish was using his fins to walk on the bottom of a fish tank. A team of scientists wanted to study this because this African Lungfish is very closely related to tetrapods (pretty much land animals with four limbs a backbone, including humans, birds, mammals and reptiles). Scientists are hoping to learn about the greater shifts of animal evolution. But these Lung fish are not able to walk on land because they have no sacrum. Which is the supportive bone at the base of the spine and no fingers or toes on their limbs.
What do you think of this new feet for fish?
Do you think that fish will eventually be able to walk on land in the far away future?