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(class Mammalia, infraclass Eutheria)

A cohort that comprises the single order Cetacea, the whales. They are believed to have evolved from carnivorous or precarnivorous mammals which fed on fish. Ancestral whales flourished during the Eocene, by which time many structural adaptations had occurred.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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