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meaning: "Pakistan whale"
Named By: Gingerich & Russell in 1981
Time Period: Early Eocene, 52-48 Ma
Location: Pakistan
Size: Between 1 and 2 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals of partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Archaeoceti | Pakicetidae | Pakicetinae |

Pakicetus is an extinct genus of amphibious cetacean of the family Pakicetidae, which was endemic to modern Pakistan during the Eocene. The vast majority of paleontologists regard it as the most basal whale.

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