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Risso’s Dolphin – from Stranding to Skeleton

Written by Tursiops. Posted in Bonehenge; Cetacean rearticulation

Risso’s dolphin Skeleton (Grampus Griseus)

risso's dolphin skeleton

Poster of Risso’s Dolphin (Grampus griseus) rearticulation (click to enlarge):

risso's dolphin nc

Completed Risso’s Dolphin Skeleton on display at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla, NC:

risso's dolphin skeleton

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