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Basilosaurus fossils. Fossilised vertebrae (backbones) of a Basilosaurus sp. cetacean, embedded in the ground. Related to modern-day whales, these marine animals lived from 40-34 million years ago, during the Late Eocene epoch. Photographed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt.
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