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A reconstruction of the North American protocetid Georgiacetus by the fantastic palaeoartist Carl Buell. Image from Gatesy et al. 2013.

A reconstruction of the North American protocetid Georgiacetus by the fantastic palaeoartist Carl Buell. Image from Gatesy et al.

Carl Buell - Janjucetus hunderi

Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said Wednesday in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today's gentle giants.

Whalevolution Month #06 – Remingtonocetus Known from near-shore and lagoon environments in Pakistan and India, Remingtonocetus lived around 45-43 million years ago and grew to about 3.4m long (~11ft). While in the water it probably swam using a combination of undulatory movements and paddling with its hind limbs, similar to modern otters.

Whalevolution Month #06 – Remingtonocetus Known from near-shore and lagoon environments in Pakistan and India, Remingtonocetus lived around 45-43 million years ago and grew to about 3.4m long (~11ft). While in the water it probably swam using a combination of undulatory movements and paddling with its hind limbs, similar to modern otters.

Ambulocetus - Carl Buell

The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution. Used Book in Good Condition. Item dimensions: 2100000 weight, 840 width, 70 height, 1070 length hundredths-inches. Date of publication: Book by Zimmer, Carl.

Species New to Science: [PaleoMammalogy • 2016] Dagonodum mojnum • A New Long-snouted Beaked Whale (Cetacea: Odontoceti) from the Late Miocene of Denmark: Evolution of Suction Feeding and Sexual Dimorphism in the Ziphiidae

Dagonodum mojnum is a new long-snouted Beaked Whale from Late Miocene Denmark