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Canadian and U.S. professors are disputing each other's view of the family tree involving hippos, whales and pigs. Associate Professors Jessica Theodor of the University of Calgary and Jonathan Geisler of Georgia Southern University are disputing a recent study by Professor J.G.
Hippos spend lots of time in the water and now it turns out (or researchers argue), they are the closest living relative to whales. It also turns out, the two are swimming in a bit of controversy.
By Manos, Paul S Soltis, Pamela S; Soltis, Douglas E; Manchester, Steven R; Et al Abstract.- It is widely acknowledged that integrating fossils into data sets of extant taxa is imperative for proper placement of fossils, resolution of relationships, and a better understanding of character evolution.