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Messapicetus gregarius by Alberto Gennari

Fossil find shows ancient beaked whale hunted fish in shallow waters

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.

Janjucetus hunderi by Gogosardina.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

This ancient whale, extinct 25 million years, was a vicious hunter, scientists figure. Though likely an ancestor of modern baleen whales, gentle giants of seas this beast had monstrous teeth and huge eyes thought to have been good for hunting.

So sauropods were able to whip their tails fast enough to break the sound barrier? www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetec…

Many dinosaurs had huge nasal cavities. So if dinosaur caught a flu, all that space would’ve filled with snot? Bless you

Prehistoric taxonomie | 1.Macrauchenia patachonica (“long llama”) 1838...

Macrauchenia patachonica Answer to Darwin’s old riddle about odd-looking creature revealed

Bramatherium

Prehistoric giraffe - Bramatherium by Willem van der Merwe

Art illustration - Aquatic animals - Livyatan melvillei: is an extinct genus and species of toothed whale belonging to the physeteridae superfamily, was found in the desert of Pisco, on rocks 12-13 million years (Miocene) ago. the fossil remains 75% of large fragments of skull and jaw and several teeth were found (the largest measuring 36 cm in length, much more than the actual sperm whale). His skull was about 3 meters long and the total length should be 13.5 to 17.5 meters.

The art of Alberto Gennari: Educational and scientific illustrations

Smithsonian Scientists Describe a 'New' Fossil Whale | Ocean Portal | A reconstruction of a new fossil beluga relative, Bohaskaia monodontoides, described by Smithsonian scientists, is pictured in the foreground. Its living relatives, the beluga and narwhal, are illustrated left to right in the background. Coloration of the extinct whale is speculative.

Ancient Beluga Whales Enjoyed Warm Waters ~ Bohaskaia monodontoides, the new species of toothed whale lived some 3 million to 4 million years ago during the Pliocene in warm water.

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