"[W]e might have the information to questions that scientists haven't yet had the opportunity to ask," said Adam Metallo, 3D digitization program officer at the Smithsonian.
Well, we may not all be able to play with the finished product, but the Smithsonian Institute has kindly made a 360 tour available to anyone online. Explore the Cerro Ballena dig site here: http://cerroballena.si.edu/
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And if you were wondering what killed all those fossilized whales? Probably toxic algae.