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From Land to Sea—The Evolution of Whales

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Major Transitions in Evolution

From Land to Sea—The Evolution of Whales

Taught by Professor Anthony Martin and 1 others | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Among the transitions that took place about 50 million years ago was the move of some land-dwelling mammals to marine environments, leading to modern whales. Considering that some whales became the most massive animals in the history of Earth, explore the question, “Why so big?”

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