Whale Evolution

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Presenter: Hans Thewissen

Published: November 2009

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Nature Video

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The marine mammals known as cetaceans originated about 50 million years ago in south Asia, but their terrestrial ancestor is something of a mystery. Hans Thewissen and colleagues now provide the missing Eocene piece of the jigsaw.