Why Whales Are Weird: Joy Reidenberg Explains

By Carl Zimmer | July 20, 2012 10:14 am

Here’s a video of a great talk about the evolution of whales that anatomist Joy Reidenberg gave at the recent PopTech conference. You may have seen her on the show Inside Nature’s Giants. Here’s my profile of Reidenberg this spring in the New York Times, in which I focused on what it’s like to take apart whales for a living.

Joy Reidenberg: Weird whales from PopTech on Vimeo.

Comments (1)

  1. Interesting video about the evolution theorie.
    Never thought about animals changing from herbivores to carnivores during evolution. Joy Reidenberg gave a very good explanation about this process!

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