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SCIENCE! Tiny fossil whale used teeth to filter feed

Chibi Fucaia buelli
Chibi fossil whale Fucaia buelli based on research paper by Marx, Tsai, and Fordyce

New fossils of a little 6-foot early baleen whale show that they used their pointy teeth and suction to eat. If you’re wondering what a baleen whale is doing with teeth, the answer is: evolution, my dear Watson! Read more about it on LiveScience¬†or check out the original research paper.