19th-century weapon found in whale

June 13, 2007 at 3:36 pm Leave a comment

A 50-ton bowhead whale caught off the Alaskan coast last month had a weapon fragment embedded in its neck that showed it survived a similar hunt – more than a century ago. Embedded deep under its blubber was a 3 1/2-inch arrow-shaped projectile that has given researchers insight into the whale’s age, estimated between 115 and 130 years old.

Channel: Science Tags: Bowhead Whale Alaska 19th century weapons

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