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Watch: Louis Jacobs, Earth Sciences, Unalaska’s oddball desmostylian

New fossils from the Aleutian Islands intensify the mystery surrounding a toothy, hippopotamus-sized mammal unique to the North Pacific. An oddball creature, it suction-fed shoreline vegetation, say paleontologists from Southern Methodist University and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas. [youtube][/youtube]