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Janjucetus
Janjucetus 595
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Infraorder: Cetacea
Family: Mammalodontidae
Genus: Janjucetus
Species: J. hunderi
Binomial name
Janjucetus hunderi
Fitzgerald 2006

Janjucetus is a basal genus of baleen whales.

Despite being a "baleen whale", it has teeth despite not being an odontocete whale. Instead of being a filter-feeder likes its relatives, it was a predator. However its teeth were interlocked, allowing some form of filter-feeding, and it also had good vision due to its large eyes.

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