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Massive predatory dolphins that once terrorized Earth’s oceans

Scientists have identified an almost complete skeleton of a 4.8-meter-long dolphin ancestor that lived in what is now South Carolina during the Oligocene epoch about 25 million years ago. This ‘dolphin’ was the first known echolocation apex predator: in addition to its large size, it would have had large, tusk-like …

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