Fun Fact: The Closest Living Animal To Whales and Dolphins

Fun facts about the hippopotamus

Whales were descended from animals who originally lived on land. The closest related land-animal to whales (and dolphins) is the hippopotamus. They shared a common ancestor about 60 million years ago. Hippos are semi-aquatic, and like whales they can nurse their young underwater.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

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