New species of extinct dolphin sheds light on river dolphin history

9 septiembre 2014

Researchers described a new fossil dolphin species from the Miocene — dating to more than 16 million years ago — of the Pisco Basin, a desert on the coast of Peru. It belongs to a rare extinct family of marine dolphins, the squalodelphinids, which are related to the endangered Ganges and Indus river dolphins living today.
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