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 Craig Young, director of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston. Ore., looks up at the skeletons of two marine mammals, a California gray whale in front and an orca (behind). The two mammals are hanging from the ceiling of the Charleston Marine Life Center which is  under construction. Years in the making, it is getting closer to opening this spring.
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Craig Young, director of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston. Ore., looks up at the skeletons of two marine mammals, a California gray whale in front and an orca (behind). The two mammals are hanging from the ceiling of the Charleston Marine Life Center which is under construction. Years in the making, it is getting closer to opening this spring.

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