Whale of a Back Bone!

Nov 7, 2017

A whale vertebra measuring approximately 3-feet tall and 4-feet wide arrived at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center recently. A couple found the bone while beachcombing in Southeast Alaska back in the 60’s.

The unusual collectible was donated to PTMSC by their children all these years later with the intent to help the PTMSC inspire and inform others about whales. 

Read the whole story by AmeriCorps staffer Mariah Vane.