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Friday Fossil Feature – A Closer Look at the Echo Hunter

By Robert Boessenecker (@CoastalPaleo) and Sarah Boessenecker (@tetrameryx) Happy Fossil Friday! We all know that odontocetes (toothed whales and dolphins) use echolocation – this bio-sonar allows them to find their way under water and hunt their prey. They send a

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Friday Fossil Feature – Cotylocara macei

By Robert Boessenecker(@CoastalPaleo) and Sarah Boessenecker(@tetrameryx) Happy Fossil Friday! Our featured fossil this week is Cotylocara macei, an extinct dolphin from South Carolina. Cotylocara macei was named in 2014 by Jonathan Geisler, Matt Colbert, and College of Charleston Professor Emeritus

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