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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 ...
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Prehistoric Whale Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
A picture of the prehistoric whale Acrophyseter. ... Here are pictures, illustrations and photographs of prehistoric whales ranging from Aetiocetus to Zygorhiza.
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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 ...
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Squalodon - About.com Prehistoric Whales - Dinosaurs
Name. Squalodon (Greek for "shark tooth"); pronounced SKWAL-oh-don. Habitat. Oceans worldwide. Historical Epoch. Oligocene-Miocene (33-14 million years ...
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Ambulocetus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
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 ...
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Basilosaurus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
One of the biggest prehistoric whales that ever lived.
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Acrophyseter - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
A long-snouted ancestor of the modern sperm whale.
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Protocetus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Also, the nostrils of this prehistoric whale were located midway up its forehead, foreshadowing the blowholes of its modern descendants, and its ears were better  ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/mesozoicmammals/p/protocetus.htm
Cotylocara - About.com Prehistoric Whales
Was this the first whale with the ability to echolocate?
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Georgiacetus - About.com Prehistoric Whales - Dinosaurs
Name. Georgiacetus (Greek for "Georgia whale"); pronounced JOR-jah-SEE-tuss . Habitat. Shores of North America. Historical Epoch. Early Eocene (40-37 ...
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