Climate change


VERY interesting, its not about climate change, but you can’t help but think about as you read this short article…worth your few min.

When and why whales evolved to be so huge Irving May 24, 2017[LEFT]Researchers have traced the evolution of whales back a few million years, and found that their size increased rapidly in response to changing climates.

The blue whale may be the largest animal to have ever existed, but new research has found that the species only claimed the title relatively recently. By comparing the bones of modern whales to fossils from extinct species, a team of scientists from Stanford, the University of Chicago and the Smithsonian has traced the growth spurt of baleen whales to about 4.5 million years ago, when climate change increased the food supply.

When and why whales evolved to be so huge