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(Daily Mail)   Found my great great great great great X 100000 grand pappy online and well Adam and that apple stuff I am really starting to doubt. Maybe can fix him up with Janeway   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line
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2022-05-26 10:42:54 PM  
An amazing find!
 
2022-05-26 10:51:02 PM  
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I looks like a kid put their action figure in the microwave. Skeletor maybe?
 
2022-05-26 11:23:37 PM  
Lumpy mermaids!
 
2022-05-26 11:26:44 PM  
sure, that's mighty convenient, right about the time that evolution is finally going to be disproved.  There's a photo of Noah with a dinosaur.
 
2022-05-27 12:53:12 AM  
Mum?
 
2022-05-27 1:06:55 AM  
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2022-05-27 1:52:24 AM  

morg: [i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x521]
I looks like a kid put their action figure in the microwave. Skeletor maybe?


No. Birdperson (Rick & Morty)
 
2022-05-27 2:16:47 AM  
Looks like a fossilized archaeoclown.  They had better not get water on it or it will reconstitute, and oh boy!  There will be trouble!
 
2022-05-27 3:29:10 AM  
The findings place the animal at the very bottom of the family tree for vertebrates - including humans.

Almost.  It's at the bottom of the family tree of tetrapods (terrestrial vertebrates, more or less).  It's fairly high up  on vertebrate tree.It's the Daily Mail, though, so of course I now doubt the existence of vertebrates.
 
2022-05-27 4:09:18 AM  
Ah fark!  Daily Mail!  Quadrupeds are a lie!
 
2022-05-27 11:30:23 AM  
Wait, Paleospondylus? The thing so weird that no one could figure out what it really was and one scientist claimed it might be a larval lungfish? Give it a couple years, other scientists will voice their skepticism about this claim, too.

Here's the paper.

Morphology of Palaeospondylus shows affinity to tetrapod ancestors
 
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