The whale is descended from a deer

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Offline Hadrian

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The whale is descended from a deer
« on: 21/12/2007 01:51:56 »
The whale is descended from a deer-like animal that lived 48 million years ago, according to fossil evidence.

Remains found in the Kashmir region of India suggest the fox-sized mammal is the long-sought land-based ancestor of whales, dolphins and porpoises.



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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7150627.stm

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« Reply #1 on: 21/12/2007 05:48:55 »
That is interesting Hadrian Thanks for the link.. Isn't that amazing...

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« Reply #2 on: 21/12/2007 18:47:14 »
Fascinating, but I don't see it as plant science.
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« Reply #3 on: 21/12/2007 21:07:55 »
Fascinating, but I don't see it as plant science.


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« Reply #4 on: 21/12/2007 21:37:54 »
There is ambiguity about the nature of the title of the forum . However, it's the nomenclature of this portion of the site which is ambiguous and Hadrian has in fact posted in the right section.

Bored Chemist is also right to see this as the wrong section though and would not be the first to mention it !
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« Reply #5 on: 22/12/2007 11:38:39 »
see we are both right because the sheep said so........................... someone get that sheep out of the this grass only forum...............LOL  [;D]

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« Reply #6 on: 30/01/2008 15:29:55 »
Cool. . . I learn somehting new every day