How humans evolved from crocodile-like animals which developed larger eyes enabling them to see food on land

Humans developed from crocodile-like animals which developed enormous eyes enabling them to see food on land, a new study says.

About 385 million years ago, fish were led on to land by their vision allowing them to see food which in turn led to them evolving limbs, say scientists .

Crocodile-like animals first saw easy meals of spiders, millipedes and centipedes on terra firma and later evolved legs to walk the Earth, the study shows.

Professor Malcolm MacIver, of Northwestern University in Illinois, said: “Why did we come up on to land 385 million years ago?

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