Your Inner Fish

We Hear with the Bones that Reptiles Eat With

Clip: Episode 2

Our ears are much more sensitive than those of most reptiles, due to the tiniest bones in the human body. But where did these bones come from? Evolutionary biologists Karen Sears and Neil Shubin show us evidence of their connection to the bones of ancient reptilian jaws.

Aired: 04/09/14

Rating: NR

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