Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: Fossil Whales and Evolution

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Paleontologist Nick Pyenson aired June 12, 2020, as part of the Fossil Friday series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Join Nick Pyenson to learn about the evolution of whales and to hear an exciting story about discovering the world's largest graveyard of fossil whales in the Atacama of Chile.The program was hosted by Laura Soul, a paleontologist and educator at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. 

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