Odontocetes have conical teeth designed for catching fish or squid. .... Whales
are descendants of land-dwelling mammals of the artiodactyl order (even-toed
..... Self-awareness, though not well-def...
Just like land mammals whales possess a number of characteristics that are ... on
land to inhibiting the ocean, which helps explain why whales are warm-blooded,
... When observing the differences in swimming styles between whales and fish ...
Whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, walruses, and many other marine animals
are mammals, not fish. The marine mammals exist because about 50 to 60 ...
Other characteristics of dolphins that make them mammals rather than fish are ...
There are 75 species of dolphins, whales, and porpoises living in the ocean.
Whales are mammals. They are endothermic (warm-blooded), give birth to live
young and nurse them, breathe oxygen from air, and have hair. Details here.
A whale's tail has two lobes or flukes, made of dense collagenous material; the ...
why marine mammals have horizontal tail fins and fish have vertical tail fins?
Nov 7, 2012 ... When Whales Became Mammals: The Scientific Journey of Cetaceans From Fish
to Mammals in the History of Science ... of their true nature, (2) describe the
intellectual environment in which their conclusions were made, and ...
Whales are large aquatic mammals that breathe air through blowhole(s) into
lungs (unlike fish which breathe using gills). They live their entire lives in water.
Vertebrate Classifications mammals reptiles amphibians birds fish. Use the clues
to ... 14. whale ... 23. Is a dolphin a fish, amphibian, or a mammal? Explain.
Fish and whales are both vertebrates, which means they both have backbones. ...
Though whales are mammals and fish are not, they are similar in some ways.