Life and Times of a Humpback Whale

Scientists have learned much about the humpback whale through fossils found on land and in the ocean. The humpback whale is a mammal. Mammals first lived on the land, not in the sea. Some whale body parts are more characteristc of land mammals than aquatic ones that live on the ocean. Let's investigate this idea using fossils!

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