Hear! Hear! Exquisite fossils preserve ear of prehistoric whale

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:31 in Paleontology & Archaeology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils unearthed in a South Carolina drainage ditch are providing insight into the development of ultrasonic hearing in prehistoric whales, a trait closely linked to their uncanny ability to hunt and navigate using sound waves and echoes.

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