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Why did the whale go back into the water?

Whales are the largest animals of ALL TIME… At one stage of their evolutionary history, they lived on land! In this new series, palaeontologist Ben Francischelli will be documenting this remarkable step-wise transition to the water… but the first question that needs to be answered: Why did the whale go back into the water?

The answer lies with the extinction that took out the dinosaurs, roughly 66 million years ago… Join palaeontologist Ben Francischelli, as he gives you the scoop on why the distant ancestor of the whale went back into the water!