The Only Extinct Order of Marine Mammals - Desmostylians

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by Super User, 1 month ago
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Desmostylians were a very strange-looking group of mysterious animals that lived for millions of years before disappearing, becoming the only known order of marine mammals to die out.

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Sources:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mammal/mesaxonia/desmostylia.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquatic_mammal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmostylia
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018217301372?via%3Dihub
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Princeton-Field-Prehistoric-Mammals-Guides/dp/0691156824
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08912963.2015.1046718
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4189980/
https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/44971/10914_2005_Article_5719.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3615000/