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meaning: "Takra whale"
Named By: Philip D. Gingerich, Muhammad Arif & William C. Clyde in 1995
Time Period: Middle Eocene
Location: Pakistan - Domanda Formation
Size: Uncertain
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull, possibly skeletal remains as well
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Archaeoceti | Protocetidae |

Takracetus was a primitive cetacean that lived approximately 45 million years ago. The type specimen (GSP-UM 3041) is a partial skull though the literature mentions a second more complete specimen.

Read more about Takracetus at Wikipedia
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