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Whale is the common name for a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental ... Whales have evolved from land-living mammals. ... the infraorder Cetacea includes dolphins and porp...

Why are whales mammals and not fish? What ... - UCSB Science Line

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What are the characteristics of mammals? Answer 1: Whales, dolphins, porpoises , seals, walruses, and many other marine animals are mammals, not fish.

Are Whales Fish or Mammals? - Marine Life - About.com

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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.

What is a Mammal? - ReadyEd

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Camels and coyotes live in deserts. Some mammals even live in the sea such as dolphins, seals and whales. One group of mammals, the bats, can fly.

Why are whales mammals and not fish? | Reference.com

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Whales are classified as mammals and not as fish because they give birth to live young. They also have a sparse amount of fur on their bodies, they have lungs ...

is a whale a mammal or animal? | Yahoo Answers

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Aug 14, 2008 ... Is a Blue whale a mammal or an animal and whats the next largest animal or mammal or both.

Problem: The Bible says whales are fish - Errancy.org

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For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be ... The answer is that whales are related to the other mammals.

Are dolphins fish? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Whales and porpoises are also mammals. There are 75 species of dolphins, whales, and porpoises living in the ocean. They are the only mammals, other than ...

Killer Whales - National Marine Mammal Laboratory

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Though killer whales, also called orcas, are considered whales by most people, they are actually members of the Delphinidae (dolphin) family. Killer whales are ...

Whale Shark: The World's Largest Fish

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May 6, 2013 ... Unlike whales, sharks are not mammals but belong to a group of cartilaginous fishes. The whale shark (Rhinodon typus) earns the name ...

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Are Whales Mammals? - Whale Facts

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Just like land mammals whales possess a number of characteristics that are ... there are also a number of other animals that are considered marine mammals.

When Whales Became Mammals: The Scientific Journey of ... - InTech

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Nov 7, 2012 ... When Whales Became Mammals: The Scientific Journey of ... He considered cetaceans as “blooded” animals, adding, “viviparous such as man ...

Is a whale a mammal? - Oxford Dictionaries

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What makes a whale, which at first sight resembles a fish, a mammal? Whales give birth to live offspring (whereas fish hatch their young from eggs), and feed ...