Researchers do know that the pygmy right whale looks different from other marine mammals. The 21-foot animal's frowning snout sets it apart from other whales. Some believe the the snout signals a close relation to the bowhead whale, while others believe pygmy whales are closer to baleen whales. Unfortunately, there are no fossil studies showing how the pygmy whale really evolved.
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