Fossil of four-legged whales found in Peru

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The fossil of a 43-million-year-old whale with four legs, webbed feet and hooves has been discovered in Peru.

Palaeontologists believe the marine mammal’s four-metre-long body was adapted to swim and walk on land.

The semi-aquatic whale has been compared to an otter or a beaver….. just larger!

It was found in marine sediments 1km inland from Peru’s Pacific coast, at Playa Media Luna.

The scientists that found it have named it Peregocetus pacificus, meaning “the travelling whale that reached the Pacific”.C

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Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

amazing news

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

I think it is amazing news too

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Is there a six-legged whale

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

I love whales, this is very cool

Hermione Granger
Hermione Granger
2 years ago

Awesome!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

I’m stunned

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

so so fake it looks like a dinosaur a shark and a black panther

Q
Q
2 years ago

Cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That’s soo cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow it cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow that is good for them

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That is cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

thats weird

Isla
Isla
2 years ago

Wow I would be scared.

Isla
Isla
2 years ago

Cool

Isla
Isla
2 years ago

Wow I am writing lots of stuff about this.

harry potter
harry potter
2 years ago

that is so cool

Josh
Josh
2 years ago

THAT´S AMAZING!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

good

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Can I please have more information

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Kind of scary

Stranger_danger
Stranger_danger
2 years ago

Woow so cool bots

col
col
2 years ago

that is amazing i want to touch it fossil and live that long

siosifa
siosifa
2 years ago

it looks like a dinosaur

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

when was this found

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that is that okay people

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

they should look for human fossils.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

hi cool that was amazing

DB
DB
2 years ago

how cool!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

very nice dinosaur

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow amazing

Potato
Potato
2 years ago

This is so intersting just doing this for school very cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that looks scary but cool!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

maybe they still exist at the bottom of the Mariana trench.

Girlsience
Girlsience
2 years ago

That is so cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

good news if its still alive

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

WOW that is so cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Nah

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

it looks like a dinosuar

Lucas
Lucas
2 years ago

so awesome?

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Is this a Permian monster?

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

awesome
i like it

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that is so cool 😀

terry zhang
terry zhang
1 year ago

very interesting

Shanaya
Shanaya
1 year ago

I never knew this. This is something that would help me figure out what kind of creatures live in the ocean/sea!

Hiero
Hiero
1 year ago

woah thats amazing

juanisha
juanisha
1 year ago

I never knew there was a four legged whale.I learn`t something new!.

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