/ Modified apr 4, 2014 4:03 p.m.

Your Inner Fish

See how the genetic legacy of a fish can be seen today in our own DNA. Wednesday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.

inner_fish_fossil_spot Tiktaalic specimen in box.
Our arms, legs, necks and lungs were bequeathed to us by a fish that lumbered onto land some 375 million years ago. The genetic legacy of this creature can be seen today in our own DNA, including the genes used to build our hands and limbs.

Your Inner Fish, Wednesday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.

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