Whale of a Whale: Meet Leviathan Melvillei

Buried out in the Peruvian desert is something that can only be called a whale of a whale. “Leviathan Melvillei” has such large teeth that, when uncovered, scientists thought they were elephant tusks.

The first discovery was a three-meter long fossilized skull — that is three times the size of a modern killer whale.

This may be the only previous sighting:

Source: CNN

7 thoughts on “Whale of a Whale: Meet Leviathan Melvillei”

  1. Really, nobody’s posted this yet?


  2. “All that most maddens and torments; all that stirs up the lees of things; all truth with malice in it; all that cracks the sinews and cakes the brain; all the subtle demonisms of life and thought; all evil, to crazy Ahab, were visibly personified, and made practically assailable in Moby Dick.”
    ~Herman Melville

  3. The Ocean is a desert with its life underground and the contrary is this….

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