Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Jim Dines | Whale Mating: In the Hips

A new study turns a long-accepted evolutionary assumption on its head, finding that whale pelvic bones play a key role in mating.

Matthew Dean of biological sciences, (left), and Jim Dines searched through more than 10,000 boxes of unsorted cetacean bones in search of pelvic bones. Photo by Gus Ruelas.

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