By Momotarou2012 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Early whales swam doggy paddle across the ocean from India to Africa

Some early whales may have swum using their arms as well as their legs, a bit like a dog paddling in water. Despite this primitive swimming style, they seem to have managed to spread long distances across the ocean, from India to the western tip of Africa at a minimum. – photo credits: Momotarou2012 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

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