Check out this week’s featured specimen!
(Pictured below, really close up!)
Can you guess what it is?
Here are some hints:
- Scientists have found 300,000-year-old fossils of this species.
- Today, this animal is endangered; its rapid population decline is probably due to shifts in its prey populations as a result of commercial fishing.
Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us outside the Project Lab on Friday, October 7th at 11:30 AM for Specimen Spotlight in order to find out if you’re right.