Whale Fossil Found in Kitchen Counter

Published on May 5th, 2009 | by Admin

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A factory that makes kitchen countertops sliced through a block of limestone to find the bones of 40-million-year-old whale fossil, creating a perfect cross section of the animal’s skeleton.

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3 Responses to Whale Fossil Found in Kitchen Counter

  1. Barbara Burckart says:

    This is very cool. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Sevaan says:

    You’re welcome! I thought how they accidentally cross-section an entire whale skeleton was especially interesting.

  3. Joisan says:

    Thanks, that was so interesting. I didn’t know about the whale fossils in the Egyptian desert.

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