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  1. pakicetid(Noun)

    Any of a group of extinct mammals of the family Pakicetidae

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  1. Pakicetid

    Pakicetids or Pakicetidae is a carnivorous mammalian family of cetaceans that lived during the Early Eocene to Middle Eocene Indo-Pakistan and existed for approximately 15.4 million years. Modern whales evolved from archaic whales such as basilosaurids, which in turn evolved from something like the amphibious ambulocetids, which themselves evolved from something like the land-dwelling pakicetids. Pakicetus was the first discovered in 1983 by Philip Gingerich, Neil Wells, Donald Russell, and S. M. Ibrahim Shah, and all species are known only from a few sites in Pakistan, hence the name of the first genera and the family as a whole. The region is believed to have been coastal to the Tethys Sea when the pakicetids lived.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pakicetid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pakicetid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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