Subject: Eocine

Kim Marshall (kim@Whale.Org)
Thu, 20 Feb 1997 17:09:34 -0500 (EST)

Dear Melanie,

Originally it was named basilosaurus (King of the reptiles), but in 1839 it
was realized that it was a mammal and not a reptile and it was renamed
zeugloden.  I hope this helps you.
Thank you, Kim Marshall