News Living Fossil Found In Us Lake



‘Living fossil’ found in US lake
11th June 2019

By Sandra Pearce

A large alligator gar has been captured in Lake Texoma, Oklahoma, according to the Mirror.

Alligator gars are among the largest freshwater fishes in North America. The fossil record traces its existence back to the prehistoric period and, as such, gars are referred to as ‘living fossils’.