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The Emergence of Whales: Evolutionary Patterns in the Origin of Cetacea…

by J.G.M. Thewissen

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0306458535, Hardcover)

Research in whale origins is now in an explosive phase, with a cascade of discoveries adding to our understanding of the evolutionary pattern and a suite of new techniques being applied to address new questions. The objective of this volume is to provide a snapshot of this explosion. The volume paints the scene with a broad brush. Taken together the chapters clearly indicate that cetacean origins is a field that is dynamic, multidisciplinary, and that the end of the explosive phase is not in sight.

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