|Creature from ancient times displayed at Comoros stand|
Visitors can see a "living fossil" at the
Coelacanth had been thought to have been extinct 80 million years ago until a living one was discovered in
The fish is now one of the country's national treasures.
During the dinosaur age, coelacanths could breathe air, and their fins could be used to walk on land, powerful evidence that amphibians evolved from fish.
Officials said that as time passed, the fish divided into two groups. One evolved into amphibians, while the other remained fish.
Idi Nadhoim, the country's vice president, will raise the curtain on the specimen at the pavilion this afternoon.
The specimen was a gift from