The hills of the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill near Irvine hold secrets of the past, even as the land reflects forward-looking environmental engineering at its best.
The fossil find is considered rare and significant.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – How do ancient sperm whale fossils wind up at an elevation of 1,272 feet?
That’s what paleontologists explained at a media briefing today to unveil the recent fossil find of more than 20 sizable pieces, including teeth weighing at least one pound, a flipper bone and portions of jaw and skull bones from a sperm whale dating back 10-12 million years.
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