Fossil Whales Slurped Squid - Science 2.0 (blog)

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    6 [SIZE=-1]He thinks this wide rostrum was a trick to improve suction feeding (slurping a whole squid or fish into the mouth) which was later co-opted for baleen feeding (taking a mouthful of water and then filtering out the edible plankton). ...[/SIZE]
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