2.8" Fossil Whale Lumbar Vertebra - South Carolina

This is a fossil whale vertebra (lumbar) that was collected from a river in South Carolina. It would be approximately 2.5 to 5 million years old. The two likely genus candidates of this vertebra are the pygmy sperm whale Kogiopsis sp., or the sperm whale Scaldicetus sp..
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unknown
LOCATION
River in South Carolina
FORMATION
Hawthorn Formation
SIZE
2.8 x 2.4"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#160858
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