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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 ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/otherprehistoriclife/a/ancientwhales.htm
Prehistoric Whale Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Over the course of 100 million years, whales evolved from tiny, terrestrial ancestors to the giants of the sea. Here are pictures, illustrations and photographs of ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/dinosaurpictures/ig/Whale-Pictures/
10 Giant Mammals that Succeeded the Dinosaurs
By far the largest prehistoric whale that ever lived, Basilosaurus measured about ... other than that, it represented an evolutionary line that came to a screeching ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/otherprehistoriclife/tp/10-Giant-Mammals-That-Succeeded-The-Dinosaurs.htm
Homologous Structures in Evolution - About Evolution
The flipper of a whale, the wing of a bat, and the leg of a cat are all very similar to the human arm. All of the mentioned species have a large upper arm bone (the ...
http://evolution.about.com/od/evidence/a/Homologous-Structures.htm
What Vestigial Organs Say About Evolution - Agnosticism / Atheism
The question is, why would a whale, which basically lacks lower limbs and doesn 't need ... Evolution, the idea that we all have common ancestors, provides a ...
http://atheism.about.com/od/evolutionexplained/a/VestigialOrgansAppendix.htm
Baleen Whales - Mysticeti - The Animal Encyclopedia
The closest relatives to the baleen whales are the toothed whales. The early evolution of baleen whales remains unclear. Scientists are not certain exactly when ...
http://animals.about.com/od/cetaceans/p/baleen-whales.htm
Indohyus - About.com Prehistoric Mammals - Dinosaurs
Although it doesn't occupy a place on the direct line of whale evolution, Indohyus showed some adaptations to an aquatic environment, most notably a thick, ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/mesozoicmammals/p/indohyus.htm
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. ... Prehistoric Whales - The Story of Whale Evolution ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/dinosaursinpopculture/ss/Megalodon-vs-Leviathan.htm
Pakicetus - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Over the next 10 or 20 million years, the limbs of Pakicetus' great-great-great, etc. grandchildren gradually evolved into flippers, and the whale lineage was ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/mesozoicmammals/p/pakicetus.htm
Mesonyx - About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This wolf-like mammal may have been ancestral to modern whales. ... Prehistoric Plains · Prehistoric Whales - The Story of Whale Evolution. Ads. &ensp. &ensp ...
http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/mesozoicmammals/p/mesonyx.htm
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