Monday, December 31, 2007

There be whales here.

The Loom : Return to the Dawn of Whales: Cousins Versus Grandparents
Last week I wrote about a new study that identified a fossil mammal as the closest relative to whales, helping to shed light on how whales moved from land to sea. The mammal, Indohyus, was a small four-legged creature that probably spent a fair amount of time in water and ate vegetation.

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