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19th Nov '16 8:00:45 AM BKelly95
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-->'''Mechanic 1:''' Great day in the morning. What once was lost now is found.\\
'''Mechanic 2:''' I thought these were extinct.\\
'''Mechanic 1:''' That's what they said about the coelacanth.\\
'''Announcer:''' (Sales pitch)\\
'''Mechanic 1:''' It's a prehistoric fish. It disappeared about ten thousand years ago, then they caught one off the coast of Madagascar. Coelacanth.\\
-Volkswagen commercial (the mechanics are talking about a full-sized spare tire).


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* Two mechanics in a Volkswagen commercial discus this when they find a full-sized spare tire in the trunk of a Jetta. One of them even mentions the coelacanth.
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25th Oct '16 7:12:34 PM PaulA
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* Creator/CliveCussler uses this trope in ''The Mediterranean Caper'': Dirk Pitt comes into the book because he investigates sabotage on an expedition to find a rumored missing link between fish and mammal known as ''The Teaser''. Instead of looking for the fish, Pitt unravels a Nazi plot and smuggling operation. [[spoiler: He also gets his fish, but that happens so quickly when he does that it's possible to miss it.]]

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* Creator/CliveCussler uses this trope in ''The Mediterranean Caper'': [[Literature/DirkPittAdventures Dirk Pitt Pitt]] comes into the book because he investigates sabotage on an expedition to find a rumored missing link between fish and mammal known as ''The Teaser''. Instead of looking for the fish, Pitt unravels a Nazi plot and smuggling operation. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He also gets his fish, but that happens so quickly when he does that it's possible to miss it.]]
21st Oct '16 11:55:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's ''Literature/TheLostWorld'', Professor Challenger brings a pterodactyl back to civilization. It escapes while it's being shown off.

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* In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's ''Literature/TheLostWorld'', ''Literature/TheLostWorld1912'', Professor Challenger brings a pterodactyl back to civilization. It escapes while it's being shown off.
14th Sep '16 11:40:46 AM kazokuhouou
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* In ''ComicStrip/SafeHavens'', Samantha uses a DNA sample to [[LegoGenetics turn two chickens into dodos]].

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* In ''ComicStrip/SafeHavens'', Samantha uses a DNA sample to [[LegoGenetics turn two chickens into dodos]]. They end up producing a dodo egg, leading to Samantha's research on reviving a species. As of September 2016, there are now three generations of dodos: the original chickens, their son and a dodo another university revived, and the son's children.
15th Jun '16 8:21:52 AM StarTropes
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** When the mangled remains of one such dinosaur are found, Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler wonder if it might be a rediscovery like the Coelacanth. This is before they learn about John Hammond's little "science project."
28th Apr '16 5:53:51 AM NineballCirno
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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokémon}}'' has Relicanth, based on the most famous real-life example, the coelacanth.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Pokémon}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' has Relicanth, based on the most famous real-life example, the coelacanth.
15th Apr '16 6:12:22 AM jormis29
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SuperTrope to FossilRevival
18th Mar '16 3:26:43 AM M84
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* ''Manga/AILoveYou'', a "puppy" the main cast befriend turns out to really be the last Japanese wolf cub.

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* In ''Manga/AILoveYou'', a "puppy" the main cast befriend turns out to really be the last Japanese wolf cub.
18th Mar '16 3:26:09 AM M84
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* ''Manga/AILoveYou'', a "puppy" the main cast befriend turns out to really be the last Japanese wolf cub.
18th Feb '16 2:47:10 PM margdean56
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* Creator/CliveCussler uses this trope in ''The Mediterranean Caper'': Dirk Pitt comes into the book becazse he investigates sabotage on an expedition to find a rumored missing link between fish and mammal known as ''The Teaser''. Instead of looking for the fish, Pitt unravels a Nazi plot and smuggling operation. [[spoiler: He also gets his fish, but that happens so quickly when he does that it's possible to miss it.]]

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* Creator/CliveCussler uses this trope in ''The Mediterranean Caper'': Dirk Pitt comes into the book becazse because he investigates sabotage on an expedition to find a rumored missing link between fish and mammal known as ''The Teaser''. Instead of looking for the fish, Pitt unravels a Nazi plot and smuggling operation. [[spoiler: He also gets his fish, but that happens so quickly when he does that it's possible to miss it.]]
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