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UGA scientific divers discover 36,000-year-old Atlantic gray whale fossil

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Scientists working near Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary have uncovered the fossil of an extinct species of whale.

Tweet Athens, Ga. – While the Atlantic gray whale was hunted to extinction by the 1700s, the Pacific or California gray swims today with a population near its pre-whaling levels. University of Georgia scientists have published their discovery of an Atlantic gray whale fossil off the Georgia coast that has re-enlivened efforts to connect the [...]

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