Category Archives: Rappahannock River sperm whale

Sperm whale preparation (Updated)

I had a busy schedule of lectures and field trips last week, and only arrived back in Martinsville on Thursday, which is why I’ve been slow in posting a new entry. Yesterday Ward Littlefield and I began preparing the sperm … Continue reading

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Sperm whale-Day 2

On Saturday, a combination of fundraising field trips to Carmel Church and bad weather kept us off the river. Early Sunday morning we were back on site on the Rappahannock to continue excavating the sperm whale that Jeff Sparks discovered … Continue reading

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Spectacular new whale

I’ve had one of those crazy weeks that has delayed posting a new entry, but hopefully today’s post will make up for it. A few days ago volunteer Jeff Sparks informed me that he had found a fossil whale eroding … Continue reading

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