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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)

Madinat Al Fayoum - Ezbet Shakoosh, Ibshaway, Ibsheway, Egypt Madinat Al Fayoum - Ezbet Shakoosh, Ibshaway, Ibsheway, Egypt
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Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley). Ibshaway, Egypt
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The site contains fossil remains of the earliest, now extinct, suborder of whales, that testify to the evolution of whales as an ocean-going mammal from a land-based animal.

Photo by Dale Gillard http://flic.kr/p/4xYRch

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