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Whale Skull Washes Ashore At New Jersey State Park

CBS New York logo CBS New York 6/3/2021 Syndicated Local – CBS New York

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A mystery involving a skull found in New Jersey has been solved.

State park police found the large skull at Island Beach State Park on Monday. They say it washed ashore during the recent storms.

One person on social media guessed the mystery skull belonged to a humpback whale.


Video: State Police Discover Whale Skull On New Jersey Beach (CBS New York)

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The state’s Department of Environmental Protection says it’s actually the lower jaw and skull of a minke whale.

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