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The Evolution of Whales
Basilosaurus: 37 MY old. Indohyus: 48 Ankle, foot, and toes of Basilosaurus excavated in Dr. B.
The University of Southern Mississippi Biological Sciences Learning
The Basilosaurus is an extinct, ancestral whale. Whales are mammals, and like The Basilosaurus probably utilized the Mississippi.
The Whales
Science Tear Sheet #14. Vestigial Structures
conclusions of the scientists who discovered and described Basilosaurus.

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Ancient whales were a bit twisted in the head
3-D models showed the archaeocete whale Basilosaurus isis had an asymmetric skull (note leftward curvature of the midline suture of the skull, shown by a red line). The whole skull is affected by a clockwise twist (symbolized by the swirl).
Why did ancient whales have twisted skulls?
The researchers were analyzing the skull of Basilosaurus isis, and originally assumed that its deformed shape was due to the process of fossilization.
Skewed skulls may have helped early whales find direction of sounds in water
Fruits of Evolution: Whales
Basilosaurus (37 million years ago): This genus of early whale most likely lived alongside Durodon and was a fierce hunter. Examinations of the stomach area of these giants, revealed that they ate fish and even sharks.
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Basilosaurus isis a la izquierda modelo en 3D ya la derecha cráneo original (Foto: Especial Universidad de Michigan / Julia M.

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Basilosaurus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Basilosaurus ("King Lizard") is a genus of cetacean that lived from 40 to 34 million years ago in the Late Eocene.
Carcharocles Megalodon vs Basilosaurus Cetoides - YouTube
Sep 13, 2009 Who would win in a fight, a Megalodon or a Basilosaurus?! If you want the music its called Clubbed to death by Rob dougan.
Basilosaurus is considered as an approximately 18 meters (60 feet) long sea serpent who lived in the late Eocene.
Basilosaurus – Prehistoric Whale Basilosaurus Characteristics
mammals · prehistoric whales · basilosaurus. Basilosaurus (Dmitri Bogdanov).
Basilosaurus (bah-SILL-uh-sawr-us). Statistics. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Basilosaurus MEANING: "Regal lizard" RANGE: Oceans worldwide.

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