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Prehistoric Whales and Whale Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
The basic theme of whale evolution is the development of large animals from much smaller ancestors--and nowhere is this more evident than in the case of ...
Prehistoric Whale Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Pictures, illustrations and photographs of prehistoric whales, ranging from Aetiocetus to Zygorhiza.
Squalodon - About.com Prehistoric Whales
In the early 19th century, not only were random dinosaurs likely to be assigned as species of Iguanodon; the same fate also befell prehistoric mammals.
Aegyptocetus - About.com Prehistoric Whales
One doesn't normally associate Egypt with whales, but the fact is that the fossils of prehistoric cetaceans have turned up in some very unlikely (from our ...
Acrophyseter - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
You can gauge the measure of the prehistoric sperm whale Acrophyseter by its full name: Acrophyseter deinodon, which translates roughly as "pointy-snouted ...
Georgiacetus - About.com Prehistoric Whales
Guess what state this ancient whale was discovered in? ... narrow skulll, it was more reminiscent of a prehistoric pinniped or even some kind of mutant crocodile!
Kentriodon - About.com Prehistoric Whales
On the one hand, there are at least a dozen identified genera of "kentriodontids" ( toothed prehistoric whales with dolphin-like features), but on the other hand, ...
Remingtonocetus - About.com Prehistoric Whales
Modern-day India and Pakistan aren't exactly hotbeds of fossil discovery--which is why it's so strange that so many prehistoric whales have been unearthed on ...
Megalodon vs. Leviathan - Who Wins? - Dinosaurs - About.com
Leviathan was a 50-foot-long, 50-ton sperm whale that prowled the waters of Miocene South America. Megalodon was a comparably sized prehistoric shark that ...
Ambulocetus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals - Dinosaurs
Oddly, an analysis of Ambulocetus' teeth shows that this prehistoric whale thrived in both fresh and salt water lakes, oceans and rivers, a characteristic shared ...