Whale is the common name for a widely distributed and diverse group of fully
aquatic placental ... Whales have evolved from land-living mammals. ... "
whalefish" has a similar derivation, i...
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 are mammals. They are endothermic (warm-blooded), give birth to live
young and nurse them, breathe oxygen from air, and have hair. Details here.
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.
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 | InTechOpen, ...
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.
Oct 16, 2013 ... I saw a tweet wondering about what makes an animal a mammal: ... birth, a tiger
shark is not a mammal, it is a shark; sharks are a kind of fish.)
Some mammals even live in the sea such as dolphins, seals and whales. ... Birds
are also warm-blooded, but animal groups such as fish, birds, reptiles and ...
Vertebrate Classifications mammals reptiles amphibians birds fish. Use the clues
to ... 14. whale ... 23. Is a dolphin a fish, amphibian, or a mammal? Explain.