Walking whales

Walking whales imagine a whale running to catch a prey, instead of swimming in the ocean to gulp one? The picture may be unimaginable today, but it was a reality about 50 million years ago.

Scientists have found that the primitive hoofed mammals were actually predecessors to the whale family. The evidence they found linking the two were partial fossil skeletons of two species of whales with well-developed limbs, fingers and toes.

It has been known for long that whales, dolphins and porpoises

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