Diving Deep: A tale of whales through time.
This hands-on exhibit features local fossils from the Bay of Quinte region. Grab a flashlight, magnifying glass and explore!
See a close up of some of the local fossils we have on display:
Favosites are an extinct coral characterized by polygonal-packed corallites, giving it the common name “honeycomb coral.”
Gastropods are commonly known as snails and slugs, They live in saltwater, freshwater, and on land.
Crinoids are marine animals that are attached to the sea bottom by a stalk in their adult form. They are commonly called “sea lilies.”
Cephalopods can be squid, octopus, cuttlefish, or nautilus. These marine animals have symmetrical bodies, a prominent head, and a set of arms or tentacles.