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Ancient whale bones found at US zoo

A construction team has discovered a 24-foot long whale skeleton at the San Diego Zoo in California.

Head of the paleontological team at San Diego's Natural History Museum, Sarah Siren, said the discovery of the three-million-year-old baleen whale was a unique find.

She said the hard part would be transporting it back to the museum.

  • 22 Sep 2010
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