Frozen In Time: Removing An Ancient Whale From Limestone

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Khashm el-Raqaba quarry

Credit: P. D. Gingerich.
The Khashm el-Raqaba quarry, located on the northern flank of Wadi Tarfa, in Egypt, where the block containing the new fossilized species of whale was originally excavated.
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