Atacama Whale Fossils – Huge Find of Modern Whale Fossils in Chile

In this Aug. 24, 2010 photo released by Chile’s Paleontological Museum of Caldera, a prehistoric whale fossil lies in the Atacama desert near Copiapo, Chile.

A story of a spectacular whale fossil find in the Atacama desert of Chile has recently been reported. The best pictures of the site can be found HERE along with the story. In the picture here you can clearly seen the outline of a baleen whale (like a bowhead or blue whale). There are likely […]


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