#8 Whales, Seals and Squid, Oh My!

Open House Count Down: 10 days!

Knowledgable grad students will be on hand at Open House to answer your questions about our animals on display!

Knowledgable grad students will be on hand at Open House to answer your questions about our animals on display!

When’s the last time you looked a Steller sea lion in the eye?  Or used your armspan to measure a robust clubhook squid?  When you come to Open House at MLML on April 25 and 26, you’ll be amazed by the sheer size of the specimens we have on display.  Come get a good look at a whale skull or a sea turtle shell.  Did you know that we get sea turtle visitors in Monterey Bay? Stop by the vertebrate ecology lab to learn which species!

Which whale species did this this jaw come from and where is it hanging in the labs?

Which whale species did this this jaw come from and where is it hanging in the labs?

Can you find this whale jaw at the labs?  Can you guess which species it is? (Hint: it only has teeth on its lower jaw, which is pictured.  Click to read Mariah’s post and solve the mystery!)

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