What are Cetaceans?
Evolved from four legged animals (tetrapods), for which limbs played a primary role in movements, into virtually limbless aquatic creatures living in an environment where the back muscles are more important
Where can cetaceans be found?
It is made up of the skeleton, skeletal muscle, ligaments, tendons, joints, cartilage, and other connective tissues. It makes sure that these parts work together to allow their body to move
Their adaptations can be seen through characteristics such as:
Dorsal blowhole: allows animals to breathe
Baleen teeth: allows animals to "filter feeds
Cranial "melon" organ: organ for aquatic echolocation
What Phylum do Cetaceans Belong To?
What Makes Them Unique?