Spying on Whales

Spying on Whales

Constant Wonder

Whale Tales

Episode: Whale Tales

  • Mar 30, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 52:46 mins

How did a whale graveyard end up in a Chilean desert? Follow a paleontologist's detective work, which helped him make predictions about the future of whales. Also, meet whales with legs. Guest: Nick Pyenson, Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History and author of "Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of the Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures" (Image courtesy of Google Maps and Claudio Moreno, Feb. 2012)