August 18, 2012

WISTV: Whale fossil discovered on Flint River

"Did you know there were whales at one time in South Georgia? It's true. About 35 million years ago.

And now a team of geologists is digging out one huge piece of a whale as fascinating proof.

Three students and two professors from Georgia Southern University dig carefully on the bank of the Flint River, unearthing so far about a 7 foot fossil of the backbone of a 35 million year old whale."

Read the full WISTV story here
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