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Uploaded 03/06/2015

5 Mil. YO Whale Fossil Discovered During Caltrans I-5 Construction in San Clemente

In this Caltrans News Flash, spokesperson Kathy Avila is at the site of one of Caltrans construction projects where 5-million-year-old whale fossils were discovered. Caltrans District Archeologist Cheryl Sinopoli and San Diego Natural History Museum Paleontologist, Rodney Hubscher tell us what happens when fossils are found on construction sites.

Production credit: Caltrans District 12 (Orange County) Public Information Office Chief David Richardson and Public Information Officer Kathy Avila.

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! http://www.dot.ca.gov/socialmedia. Motorists can get information on specific highway conditions from the Caltrans QuickMap at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov or by telephone at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

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