Saturday, 28 August 2021

Four-Legged Egyptian Whale

Four-Legged Egyptian Whale 

Two correspondents directed me to this fossil find made in the Fayum Depression in Egypt. The beastie lived 43 million years ago and marks the transition from, as Darwin said, "something like a bear" to modern whales.

You can read all about it HERE and HERE.

An imagined reconstruction of Phiomicetus anubis by palentologist Dr Robert Boessenecker

(Robert Boessenecker)

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