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A Miocene Breeding Ground of an Extinct Baleen Whale Found in Japan


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15-million-year-old baby whale fossil reveals

ancient breeding grounds. New information

about the habits of extinct whales may shed

light on the behaviour of their modern relatives,

writes Andrew Masterson.

https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/15-million-year-old-baby-whale-fossil-reveals-ancient-breeding-grounds

 

Other sources:

https://phys.org/news/2017-08-potential-site-miocene-era-baleen.html

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170822092205.htm

 

The paper is:

 

Cheng-Hsiu Tsai. A Miocene breeding ground of

an extinct baleen whale ( Cetacea: Mysticeti).

PeerJ, 2017; 5: e3711 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3711

https://peerj.com/articles/3711/

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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