California Department of Transportation
Date: March 6, 2015
District: Headquarters - Sacramento
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060
DISCOVERY OF FIVE-MILLION-YEAR-OLD WHALE FOSSIL FEATURED ON LATEST “NEWS FLASH”
Orange County – Five-million-year-old whale fossils were discovered during excavation at a Caltrans construction site in San Clemente.
The video may be viewed at http://youtu.be/dQU_4112k7o (run time: 2:14)
This is the 20th in a series of Caltrans News Flash videos that present the wide-ranging and critical work Caltrans does to keep California moving. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or go to www.youtube.com/user/CaltransVideo. For more information about the department’s activities, connect with Caltrans at www.dot.ca.gov/socialmedia.