This ancient whale with four legs and hooves could stand on land and swim in water

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 14:50 in Paleontology & Archaeology

About 43 million years ago, when South America was surrounded by water on all sides, there lived a whale with four legs, elongated toes, sharp teeth and perhaps even fur. This ancient creature looked more like the love child of an otter and a crocodile than any modern-day whale. And, unlike today’s...

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