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Ancient South Carolina whale yields secrets to filter feeding’s origins

The blue whale is the largest animal that has ever lived. And yet they feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans known as krill. The post Ancient South Carolina whale yields secrets to filter feeding’s origins appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
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