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Named By: J. Hector in 1881
Time Period: Chattian of the Oligocene
Location: New Zealand - Kokoamu Greensand Formation
Size: Uncertain but roughly estimated to be about 7 meters long
Diet: Uncertain, either a carnivore or filter feeder
Fossil(s): Fragmentary skull and post cranial skeletal remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Kekenodontidae |

Originally though to be a member of the Archaeoceti, Kekenodon has more recently been considered to be a mysticetid (baleen) whale. Unfortunately the fragmentary nature of the holotype fossils makes is hard to be certain of distinct physical features about Kekenodon.

Read more about Kekenodon at Wikipedia
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