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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (UNESCO/NHK)

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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (UNESCO/NHK)
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Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales, Archaeoceti. These fossils represent one of the major stories of evolution: the emergence of the whale as an ocean-going mammal from a previous life as a land-based animal. This is the most important site in the world for the demonstration of this stage of evolution. It portrays vividly the ... Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1186/
Publication date: Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Author: NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
Copyright: © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)
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