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Oldest Pygmy Whale Fossil Identified From Beaumaris

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Oldest pygmy whale fossil identified 60 years after being collected from Beaumaris, Victoria. The ear bone is believed to be 6 million years old and is one of only six pygmy right whale fossils in the world.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-11/pygmy-right-whale-fossil-found-in-museums-victoria-collection/9978612

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FossilsAnonymous

Cool. Thanks for posting!

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Echinoid

Wow... what a beautiful specimen! 

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