4-Legged Whale Fossil That Lived 43 Million Years Ago Found 1
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It is believed that whales, now living in the seas and oceans, first evolved in South Asia about 50 million years ago. Shortly before, it could only swim in water, but millions of years ago, it was able to live on land because it had 4 legs.one of the first examples of whales, was found in Peru.

Scientists from Mansoura University in Egypt recently added a new one to these examples and previously covered with seas in Fayyum, a desert in western Egypt The skeleton of a four-legged whale they found. After the discovery, interesting details emerged about the whale, which was kept as usual for the analyzes of scientists at the university.

Head of skeleton looks like ancient Egyptian rabbi Anubis

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It is believed to have lived about 43 million years ago. Amphibian Phiomicetus Anubis

This whale has a load of approximately 600 kilograms and has 4 different legs that can carry its own load. According to the article published in the science journal The Royal Society has a length of 3 metersthis whale is able to catch its prey both on land and in the sea. s on an extremely strong jaw owned.

The lead author of the study, Abdullah Gohar, skull resembling Anubis, an ancient Egyptian rabbi used the following terms for this skeleton; “Phiomicetus Anubis, while being a precious whale species, is an extremely critical discovery for Egyptian and African paleontology.”

Other images of the skeleton believed to have lived 43 million years ago:

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