Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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Whale fossil unearthed in Thailand could be about 5,000 years old: scientists

  • Researchers began excavating a site in Bangkok after a cyclist spotted a bone sticking out from the ground in November
  • The skeleton, which is about the length of a bus, ‘is thought to be the only one in Asia’, says a geologist working on the project

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Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Thai archaeologists stand next to a whale skeleton in Pathum Thani, Thailand on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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