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The Skull of a Ganges River Dolphin, Seen from A) the Side, and B) in Front of the Animal

Caption: This is the cranial morphology of a Ganges river dolphin as seen from A) a left lateral and slightly anterior viewpoint, and B) an anterior viewpoint looking back along the anterior-posterior axis. Notice the unusual, highly porous bony maxillary crests that project anteriorly over the rostrum and nearly encircle the melon.

Credit: Anders Galatius, Aarhus University

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