Tiny cat sized deer evolved into whales 50 million years ago, study finds

Whales descended from a miniature deer-like creature that walked on four legs almost 50 million years ago. Hans Thewissen, professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University, found that creatures from dolphins to whales are descended from Indohyus, a small deer-like creature that lived-in modern-day India and Pakistan. Thewissen studied whale evolution for years and in his […]