Pakicetidae

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== Introduction ==
== Introduction ==
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Pakicetidae represent a land-living, amphibious stage in the evolution of whales. They are the most 'primitive' (i.e. [[plesiomorphic]]) whales known from the fossil record.  
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Pakicetidae represent a land-living, amphibious stage in the evolution of whales. They are the most 'primitive' (i.e. [[plesiomorphic]]) whales known from the fossil record.  In life, the pakicetids would have resembled dogs or mesonychids with oversized heads, and long tails.
== Scientific data ==
== Scientific data ==

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