Professors Assist Calvert Marine Museum with Recovery of Fossil Whale Skull

Submitted by Geoffrey Bowers on December 24, 2022 - 12:13 pm
December 24, 2022
By Geoffrey Bowers

Associate Professor Geoffrey Bowers and Visiting Assistant Professor Victor Perez both assisted the Calvert Marine Museum with the recovery of a ~12 million year old fossil whale skull on Monday, December 19th.  The whale skull was found in a concretion on the beach in Calvert County estimated to weigh ~650 lbs.  Bowers and Perez worked with many other professional and amateur paleontologists on the project.  The skull can currently be viewed in the preparation area of the Calvert Marine Museum.  For more details, see the full story here.



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