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Anatomical clues to human evolution from fish

This unique time-lapse video shows the face developing from a one-month-old embryo to an age of 10 weeks.

If you watch it closely, you will see that the human face is actually formed of three main sections which rotate and come together in an unborn foetus.

The way this happens only really makes sense when you realise that, strange though it may sound, we are actually descended from fish.

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Might make an interesting video if someone where to draw lines to the various features and label them, possibly playing the video in reverse instead. I'd do it myself except I would have a clue about the biology :)

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