dated September 27, 1953: Pre-Historic Fish Caught

The French News Agency reported in Paris on the 25th that French fishermen had caught a Coelacanth, a pre-historic fish once believed extinct, near the Comoro islands off the eastern coast of Africa. Quoting sources in Madagascar, it said the fish netted on the 24th was put into preservation and flown to the Madagascar Institute of Scientific Research at Tananarava.

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