Saturday, November 25, 2017

Odontocete Whale Skull Fossil

This image is of a Cotylocara macei whale skull fossil on display at Mace Brown Museum of Natural History (August 2017). It is named after Mace Brown. It dates to the Oligocene Epoch (about 28 million years ago) of the Paleogene Period. The fossil was found in Chandler Bridge Formation, Bed 2, Berkeley County South Carolina USA.

The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is located at the College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun Street, 2nd Floor, Charleston, South Carolina 29424.

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